Scheduled:  Crop Science Building – Generator Transfer Switch Testing

Effective Date(s): August 10, 2022, 5:30 am – 6:30 am.

To ensure recent repairs to the transfer switch were successful, power to all generator-backed outlets will be briefly interrupted for testing on August 10, 2022. Power interruptions should only occur when the switch is turned on and then turned off a short amount of time later.

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

Scheduled:  Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg. – Generator Transfer Switch Testing

Effective Date(s): August 10, 2022, 6:30 am – 7:30 am.

To ensure recent repairs to the transfer switch were successful, power to all 208 and 120v red emergency outlets will be briefly interrupted for testing on August 10, 2022. Power interruptions should only occur when the switch is turned on and then turned off a short amount of time later.

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


For work related to the Community Hall Slope Project, a planned power outage is scheduled. The planned power outage will impact multiple buildings located along or near SW Jefferson Way in the Community Hall Slope Project work area. The outage is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following buildings will be without power from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

  • Buxton Hall
  • Callahan Hall 
  • Cauthorn Hall
  • Hawley Hall 
  • McNary Hall
  • Poling Hall 
  • Wilson Hall 

The following buildings will be without power and CLOSED from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

  • Heckart Lodge
  • Kerr Administration Building
  • McAlexander Field House
  • McNary Dining Hall (the Service Center will be open)
  • Reed Lodge
  • Snell Hall
  • West Dining Hall

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.

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 March 22, 2022. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Construction Manager Ryan Wilson at 503-779-3488.