Facilities Services will be performing annual load bank testing for the below listed building emergency/ stand-by generators.  Each test will take approximately 3 hours. There may be excessive noise and possible exhaust fume odors associated with testing.  Each generator will be refueled after testing. 

Week of July 1st 

  • Cascade Hall 
  • Reser Stadium East 
  • Merritt Truax Indoor Center 
  • Magruder Hall Onan 
  • Magruder Hall Generac 

Week of July 8th 

  • Lab Animal Resources Center 
  • Dryden Hall 
  • George W. Peavy Forest Science Center 
  • Richardson Hall 

Week of July 15th 

  • Energy Center 
  • Precision Agriculture Systems Center 
  • RAIL 
  • Austin Hall & Learning Innovation Classroom Building 

Saturday July 20th 

  • Nash Hall & Linus Pauling Science Center 
  • Agricultural & Life Sciences Building 

Week of July 22nd 

  • Hallie E. Ford Center 
  • Milam Hall  
  • Burt Hall 
  • Dearborn Hall 

Week of July 29th 

  • Milne Computer Center 
  • The Valley Library 
  • Pharmacy 
  • Western Shops  

For questions or comments on this notice contact, Facilities Services at 541-737-2969. 

Air handler #3 (AHU3) will be shut down in Magruder Hall on June 24th, 2024 between 7:00 am – 10:00 am to perform preventative maintenance on the unit. This should only affect the library and the southeast offices. Building occupants may notice warmer than normal air temperatures and reduced airflow during this time.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Richard Olsen at 541-737-7025.

The air handlers will be shutdown in Magruder Hall on June 11 & 12, 2024 between 5:00 am – 10:30am for 45 minutes each to replace final filters and perform preventative maintenance on units. This will affect heat and cooling building wide and cause reduced airflow during this time.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

An electrical shutdown will occur at Magruder Hall on Wednesday, December 27 from 6 A.M. to 10 A.M. The shutdown will impact the wet lab in Room 274 along with supporting HVAC and cold room equipment. The HVAC system and air flow in these areas will be affected during this shutdown.

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 Wednesday, December 27. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well. 

Employees scheduled to work when buildings are without power should consult with their supervisors regarding work schedules. For more information regarding work scheduling, please refer to the instructions regarding Interruptions of University Operations.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Building Manager Ryan Mitchell at (541) 619-7791.

Scheduled: Annual Fire Rollup Door Testing

Effective Date(s):  December 18-20, 2023

An outside contractor will be performing testing on fire rollup doors December 18th-20th .  The testing is approximately ½ hour per door. The door will be closed for that time, and there may be some noise as the door closes and opens. Please see the list of impacted buildings below.

  • Kelley Engineering Center
  • Pharmacy Building
  • Magruder Hall
  • Research Way Building
  • Burt Hall
  • Environmental Health & Safety Annex
  • Austin Hall
  • George W. Peavy Forest Science Center
  • The Valley Library
  • Joyce Collin Furman Hall
  • Gill Coliseum
  • Sports Performance
  • Reser Stadium

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Alarm Shop at 541-737-2969.

Convergint will be conducting annual fire alarm & sprinkler testing.  Testing will take place in the buildings listed below.  The testing will be brief and include both sounding of alarms and strobes. As part of the testing building occupants may notice occasional beeping coming from the fire panel and horns and strobe lights activating throughout the building.  Signage will be posted on exterior doors while testing is being conducted.

August 28th 

  • Gymnastic Practice Facility
  • Coast Range Building
  • Research Way Building

August 29th

  • Crew Facility
  • JL Fryer Aquatic Animal Health Lab
  • Ocean Observing Center

August 30th

  • Magruder Hall
  • Kelley Engineering Center 

August 31st

  • Kelley Engineering Center   

September 1st

  • Kelley Engineering Center 

For questions or comments on this notice contact, Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Update: Repairs are scheduled for 12/20/22

Due to a failed component in the heat exchanger, the south end of Magruder Hall on both the 1st and 2nd floors will be experiencing cooler-than-normal temperatures. This will affect the heating for the South end of the building as well as domestic hot water. A restoral date is unknown at this time. Updates will be provided when they are available. 

For questions or comments on this notice contact, Andy Gray at 541-737-2969.