power outages

Power Outages & Utility Failures

  1. Between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., notify Environmental Services at 8827.
  2. After 5:00 p.m., notify Campus Safety at 8911.
  3. If the building has an elevator, use the stairways and exit doors only.  DO NOT attempt to use elevators during power outages.
  4. If a power outage occurs in a dorm, the Resident Director(s) will advise the Resident Assistants of the situation. The Resident Director(s) and Assistants will be responsible for maintaining order in the dorm.
  5. If power outage is prolonged, the batteries on emergency light systems will be drained.  It would be advisable to be prepared with an alternative, non-flammable light source, such as a flashlight.