Electrical Service Shutdown to Impact Networking on May 24, 25, & 26

Buildings impacted by Shutdown on May 24, 2017.SMU Buildings and Roads has circulated a notice that electrical service will be shut off to several campus buildings as a part of campus construction activities. The shutdown will begin on Thursday, May 25, 2017, starting approximately at 7 p.m. and is expected to last until Friday, May 26, 2017, at 5 a.m. This pattern will repeat through Friday and end on Saturday, May 27, 017 at 5 a.m. Offices in these buildings should remember to shut down computers and printers before the electrical service being shut off.

The original notice from SMU Buildings and Roads is below:

As a part of campus construction activities, electrical service will be shut off to the following campus buildings the following dates and times. Site lighting in these areas also will be affected.  Offices in these buildings should remember to shutdown computers and printers prior to the electrical service being shut off.

  • Loyd Commons
  • Ware Commons
  • Crum Commons
  • Armstrong Commons
  • Kathy Crow Commons
  • Arnold Dining Commons
  • Mustang Parking Center
  • Crum Lacrosse
  • Tennis Center
  • University Data Center

7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Thursday
7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, to 5 a.m. Friday
7 p.m. Friday, May 26, to 5 a.m. Saturday

This shutdown will also impact network connections in the buildings. If you continue to have networking issues 30 minutes after the power has been restored, please contact the IT Help Desk at 214-768-HELP.

If you have any questions about these campus construction activities, please contact Office of Facilities Planning and Management at (214) 768-7000.

 

Updated 05/24/2017 at 15:38 to fix times mentioned in the introduction.

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Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is the IT Communications Specialist and Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He started at SMU in 1996 and for much of his career at the University had managed the SMU STAR Program before joining the Training & Communications Team in 2015. In his free time, Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family. You can see examples of when the two collide at http://ianaberle.com.