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Planned Power Outages on Campus Jan. 8
A number of planned power outages are scheduled to take place on campus on Dec. 24 and Jan. 8.
Lyman and Smith halls will experience a power outage on Thursday, Dec. 24. The outage at both buildings is expected to begin at 6 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. Times are approximate and may be adjusted depending on unexpected conditions.
Lyman Hall will have a generator that is expected to be running, and it will supply power to those selected loads that are connected to it. If you need access to either of these buildings during the outage, and you experience difficulty, please contact the Department of Public Safety for assistance at 315-443-2224.
Additionally, in order to update portions of primary electrical distribution system, portions of Link Hall (Some Mechanical and Laboratory Equipment), Hinds Hall (Some Lighting and Mechanical Equipment) and Slocum Hall (Some Lighting and Mechanical Equipment) will experience a power outage on Friday, January 8, 2016. The power outage will begin at 6:30 AM and will last until 8:30AM. This outage will only affect those electrical loads that are served at 277 and 480 volts. Loads served at 120 and 208 volts should not be affected.
All times are approximate and may be adjusted depending on unexpected conditions.
The generators for Slocum Hall and Hinds Hall are expected to be running, and will supply power to those selected loads that are connected to it.
Many key users in the affected buildings have been consulted and are already aware of this planned outage.
As a precaution, it is recommended that building occupants turn off their desktop computers or any sensitive electrical or electronic equipment prior to the outage. Please avoiding using elevators during the outage period.
Fire alarm systems within the buildings will remain active.