Effective Date(s): October 13th 2020 7:00 am -12:00 pm   

In order to perform emergency steam line repairs, steam will be turned off to the South wing of Magruder Hall tomorrow, 10/13 from 7am to 12pm.  This will affect domestic hot water and heating water for this portion of the building.  Water temperature and some air temperature may be lower than normal. 

For questions or comments on this closure contact Les Walton at 541-737-8812.

For work related to the ILLC masonry repairs, the sidewalk on the south side of the ILLC will be closed. The closure is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Patrick Robinson with University Housing and Dining Services at 541-737-2428.

Notice: Dixon Recreation Center Steam Shutdown

Effective Date(s): August 19th 2020 4:00 am -4:30 pm   

The steam supply for Dixon Recreation Center be shutdown to perform emergency repairs on August 19th 2020, 4:30 am thru 4:30 pm.  This will heating water, hot water and any steam related services .

For questions or comments on this closure contact Chris Tipsword at 541-737-4395.

The steam supply for Milam Hall will be shutdown to perform emergency repairs on August 18th 2020, 4:30 am thru 4:30 pm.  This will heating water, hot water and any steam related services .

For questions or comments on this closure contact Chris Tipsword at 541-737-4395.

A planned power service interruption will occur on Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 12 p.m. The work to be performed by Pacific Power includes replacing switches and cables that feed certain buildings along Southwest Jefferson Way and Southwest Campus Way. See below for a list of affected buildings.

For staff using remote desktop, IT is working to ensure limited interruptions to work.

Impacted Buildings: SW Jefferson Way

The following buildings will be without power for the duration of the outage (Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 7 a.m.):

  • Fairbanks Hall
  • Moreland Hall
  • Joyce Collin Furman Hall
  • Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center
  • Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center

The following building will be without power during the outage, and critical systems will be running on backup power:

  • Pharmacy Building

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Thursday, July 16 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.):

  • Buxton Hall 
  • Callahan Hall
  • Cauthorn Hall
  • Hawley Hall
  • Heckart Lodge
  • Kerr Administration Building
  • Langton Hall
  • McAlexander Fieldhouse
  • McNary Dining Hall
  • McNary Hall
  • Poling Hall
  • Reed Lodge
  • Snell Hall
  • Waldo Hall
  • Weatherford Hall
  • West Dining Hall
  • Wilson Hall

Impacted Buildings – SW Campus Way

In addition, there will be a planned power outage on Saturday, July 18, starting at 5 a.m. and lasting for approximately eight hours. Pacific Power will be replacing bolted connections in a niche that supplies many buildings along SW Campus Way. 

The following buildings will be without power during the outage:

  • Merryfield Hall
  • Graf Hall
  • Batcheller Hall
  • Covell Hall 
  • Kidder Hall 
  • Bexell Hall 
  • Milne Computer Center
  • Community Hall

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.):

  • Rogers Hall
  • Dearborn Hall
  • Milam Hall
  • Gilbert Hall Addition
  • Gleeson Hall
  • Gilkey Hall 

We apologize for any inconvenience that may occur temporarily during these important power grid improvements. The university’s Power Grid Updates website has the latest updates, Pacific Power’s COVID-19 safety measures and frequently asked questions about planned updates and service interruptions.

As part of the Merryfield Hall renovation project, a steam shutdown will occur so that failing steam piping can be replaced. Temporary heating will be provided for the spaces that are occupied in the south end and east wing of the building.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Dave Raleigh at 541-230-0804 or Construction Manager Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.