Dec. 19: Power Shutdown Due to New Residence Hall

To facilitate the final electrical connection of the new residence hall building transformer to our campus high voltage electrical system two (2)  campus electrical shutdowns will occur the morning of Wednesday, December 19, 2012.  Affected buildings and offices will be offline and will be closed for the period of the shutdown. All these buildings have back up emergency power for fire alarms and emergency lighting but normal power for other services will not be available (lighting, computers, wireless access, heating/cooling, elevators, etc.).  This shut down may require modification of staff schedules and supervisors should work with employees to determine the best option in adherence with Eastern’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Work options including working remote from home, alternative work schedules or the use of compensatory time, vacation leave or a personal holiday.  Telephones in affected building will not be operational but auto attendent (voice mail) will be available to notify incoming callers of the outage. The following buildings will be affected: Wednesday December 19, 2012 8:00am to 9:30am

  • Robert Reid Lab School
  • JFK Library
  • Martin and Williamson Halls
  • Huston Hall
  • Plant Utilities
  • Showalter Hall
  • Senior Hall
  • Kingston Hall
  • Monroe Hall
  • Hargreaves Hall

Wednesday December 19, 2012  9:30am to 11:00am

  • Patterson Hall
  • Isle Hall
  • Dryden Hall
  • University Recreation Center
  • Morrison/Streeter Halls
  • PUB
  • Louise Anderson Hall
  • Tawanka Hall
  • Sutton Hall

The following buildings will not be affected by the electrical shutdown and will be under normal operating conditions.

  • Anna Maria Apartments
  • Aquatics
  • Archives
  • Art
  • Biology Storage
  • Cadet Hall
  • Computer Engineering Building
  • Central Services
  • Cheney Hall
  • Communications
  • Dorothy Brewster Hall
  • Dressler Hall
  • Child Care
  • Governor Martin House
  • Holter House
  • Indian Education Center
  • Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse
  • Music Building
  • One Room Schoolhouse
  • Pavilion
  • Pearce Hall
  • Press Box Suites
  • Presidents House
  • Red Barn
  • Rozell Heating Plant
  • Radio/TV
  • Roos Field/Concessions
  • Science Building
  • Surplus Sales Building
  • Surbeck
  • Townhouse Apartments
  • Theater
  • Turnbull
  • Visitors Center
  • Water Tower
  • WSP Crime Lab
  • Waste Transfer
  • Physical Education Classroom Building

Facilities and Planning staff will be contacting departments and programs in the affected buildings to discuss in detail the power outage and critical needs for this shutdown.  We will begin that process starting the week of August 20, 2012.  If you have not been contacted by Friday August 24th end of business please give us a call and we will contact you.  Staff contacts for this event are the following:

Mike Davis, Construction Project Manager Supervisor, Construction and Planning

Troy Bester, Senior Project Manager, Construction and Planning

Shawn King, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Planning