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Miscellaneous Information


If a power outage occurs:

  • Notify Work Order Desk and Dispatch at 359-2245 immediately during business hours.  After hours, weekends, and holidays call the Operations Control Center at 359-6460 (24 hours). 
  • Advise of your location and any details regarding the outage.  Indicate whether there is any critical equipment in imminent danger.
  • If you are in an unlit area, proceed cautiously to an area that has emergency lighting.
  • Provide assistance to people in your immediate vicinity.
  • Turn off computers or other electronic equipment at the power source.
  • If you are in an elevator, stay calm.  Attempt to use the emergency alarm and intercom to notify Public Safety. 
  • If the power outage has taken out the emergency power generator, remain calm.  Help will come.
  • Stand by for instructions.  If instructed to evacuate, proceed to the appropriate assembly area


Classes will occasionally be cancelled when severe weather threatens:

  • If such an event is forecast or is occurring, call the 24-Hour Recorded Message at 359-7669 (SNOW Line) for campus closure and other information.
  • Tune to KEWU FM at 89.5 MHz or to local television or radio stations for up to date information.
  • Keep in emergency kit in your car that includes first aid kit, flashlight and extra batteries and extra clothing appropriate for the season.
  • Keep a flashlight and extra batteries in your office.
  • Plan your transportation needs.  Do not attempt to drive in severe weather conditions.

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