Electrical Service Shutdown to Impact Networking on August 17, 2017

Buildings impacted by shutdownSMU 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, August 17, 2017, starting approximately at 8 p.m. and is expected to be completed by 6 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 part of campus construction activities, electrical service will be shut off to the following campus buildings on Thursday, Aug. 17, starting at 8 p.m.  Site lighting in these areas will also be affected and supplemental lighting will be provided as necessary. This work has been closely coordinated with facilities managers to minimize the disruption.

  • Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall
  • Harold Clark Simmons Hall
  • Airline Parking Center
  • Fondren Science Building
  • Dedman Life Sciences Building
  • Storey Hall
  • Carr Collins Hall
  • Dallas Hall
  • Heroy Hall

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.

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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.