The Richardson Hall chiller and chilled water system will be shut down Monday August 21, 5:00 am – Tuesday August 22, 2023 9:00 am for time sensitive repairs to keep the system operational for the duration of the cooling season. Building occupants will notice warmer than normal air temperatures during this time. This will not affect temperatures in the server rooms.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Sean Olsen at 541-737-2969.

Pacific Power is scheduling a power outage on August 29th, 2023. Their substation operations team needs to perform routine maintenance on the transformers in the 35th Street Substation. The outage will begin Tuesday morning at 3:00 am with an estimated completion time of 7:00 am.  Please see the list of impacted buildings below.

 Affected buildings:

  • RAIL Complex and Lagoon Pump
  • Swine Barn/Center
  • Irrigation Pump
  • Dairy Parlor
  • Dairy Barn
  • Turkey Office
  • Turkey Barn
  • Turkey House
  • West Irrigation Pumps
  • Dairy House
  • Rabbit Research Labs I &II
  • Farm Service and Storage
  • Animal Physiology
  • Beef Barn/Sheep Barn
  • Small Animal Lab
  • Hogg Animal Metabolism Laboratory
  • James E. Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility
  • Seed Lab
  • Motor Pool
  • Clark Laboratory
  • Sackett Hall
  • West Greenhouse
  • Wiegand Hall
  • East Greenhouse
  • Radiation Center (Reactor Room C136)
  • Cordley East Temporary Power
  • Withycombe Temporary Power

What do you need to do to prepare for this outage? Please make sure that all computers, printers, copiers, and other electronic devices are turned off prior to August 29th , 2023. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well.