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  • Status of Campus Elevators

    All elevators are currently operating normally.

     

     

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  • REMINDER!! — Annual Planned Electrical Shut Down – Group C Buildings – May 13

    Every year, Brock University’s Facilities Management Electrical Services and Information Technology Services conduct full-scale maintenance on their respective infrastructure. Although this occurs annually, the campus is broken up into three groups. You can see the buildings that comprise each group and their future dates  here.

    The buildings known as Group C have their annual maintenance scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2022. During this time the buildings will be CLOSED and there will be no access from 9:00 pm on Friday May 13 to 10:00 am on Saturday May 14.

    Group C Buildings

    • Roy & Lois Family Health and Bioscience and Research Complex
    • Welch Hall
    • Scotia Bank Hall
    • South Block
    • Walker Complex
    • Lowenberger
    • Village Residence
    • Kenmore Centre
    • Harrison Hall
    • Theal House
    • D Lot Parking Kiosk
    • Rosiland Blauer Daycare
    • Mackenzie Chown A Block
    • Goodman School of Business
    • Plaza
    • Student Alumni Center

    The University’s East and Satellite Campuses will have normal power and will be operational as per their usual schedules.

    For emergency-only access to any of these affected areas, please contact Campus Security at x 3200 to make arrangements.  All doors will be locked and swipe card access will be unavailable during these times.

    In order to prepare for the power shutdown, networks will be powered down at 6:00 pm, Friday May 13. As a result, network access (which includes both wired and wireless connectivity) will NOT be available in the impacted buildings until shortly after the power is restored on Saturday May 14.  Also, in order to protect equipment, it is asked that everyone make prior arrangements to ensure that their computers, printers, and sensitive equipment, etc., are powered off prior to leaving for the weekend on Friday May 13.

    In all affected areas, faculty and staff are reminded to clean out fridges and remove anything that is at risk of spoilage prior to leaving for the weekend on Friday, May 13.

    In the unlikely event that power cannot be restored to these areas by 10:00 am on Saturday, information will be posted on the Brock homepage (under “News”). Every effort will be made to communicate this information by 7:00 am.

    If you have any questions or concerns to Scott Kernicky, Electrical Services Manager or call X6201 or Facilities Management Customer Service at FM@BrockU.ca or call x3717.

  • Facilities Update – Mackenzie D Block – Installation of New Rooftop Air Handling Systems – May 9

    As part of HVAC upgrades in Mackenzie Chown D Block, three new rooftop air handling systems (SF-1, SF-3, SF-4) will be installed to replace the existing older units.  Work will commence on Monday, May 9 and will continue for 2 weeks, with expected completion on Friday, May 20.  These air handling units will be shut down by 8:00 a.m. on May 9, so all areas affected will not have heating, cooling, or ventilation.  All Faculty and Staff in these affected areas should arrange for an alternate work location on campus or at home.

    The following rooms will be affected:

    MCD Level 200

    Offices:   D251, D252, D255, D255A, D257, D258, D265, D266, D267, D268, D268A, D271, D272

    MCD Level 300

    Meeting Room:  D350L

    Offices:   D350F, D350G, D350H, D350I, D350J

    MCD Level 400

    Corridor:  D450

    Labs:      D450A, D450C, D450N, D450O

    Lounge:   D450E

    Offices:   D450B D450F, D450G, D450H, D450I, D450J, D450K, D450L, D450M

    Storage:  D450D

    Air handling unit SF-2 was successfully replaced in October 2021.  The following rooms served by this unit are not affected by this shutdown:

    MCD Level 200

    Offices:  D250, D250A, D259, D264

    Vestibule:  D260

    MCD Level 300

    Corridor:  D350

    Offices:  D350A, D350B, D350C, D350D, D350E, D350O

    During this time, Faculty and Staff could work in these offices, but please be advised that there may be noise from demolition and construction activities.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Project Manager David Balasiak at dbalasiak@brocku.ca.

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  • Facilities Update: Planned Elevator Shutdown – MacKenzie Chown C Block – April 8

    Please be advised that the elevator that services MacKenzie Chown C Block will be temporarily taken out of service to facilitate this year’s modernization program.

    This will occur between April 8st at 12:00pm and Monday, April 11th at 9:00am.

    The B Block elevator will serve as an alternate.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please email Rob Glass, Manager of Mechanical Services or call x4522 or email Facilities Management Customer Service at FM@Brocku.ca or call x3717.

  • Planned Elevator Shutdown – MacKenzie Chown B and C Block – April 1st and April 8th

    Please be advised that the elevators that serve MacKenzie Chown B and C Blocks will be temporarily taken out of service to facilitate this year’s modernization program.

    The C Block elevator will be shut down from April 1st at 12:00pm until Monday, April 4th at 9:00am.

    The B Block elevator will be shut down from April 8th from 12:00pm until Monday, April 11th at 9:00am.

    Each elevator serves as an alternate to the other.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please email Rob Glass, Manager of Mechanical Services or call x4522 or email Facilities Management Customer Service at FM@Brocku.ca or call x3717.

  • Annual Planned Electrical Shut Down – Group C Buildings – May 13

    Every year, Brock University’s Facilities Management Electrical Services and Information Technology Services conduct full-scale maintenance on their respective infrastructure. Although this occurs annually, the campus is broken up into three groups. You can see the buildings that comprise each group and their future dates  here.

    The buildings known as Group C have their annual maintenance scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2022. During this time the buildings will be CLOSED and there will be no access from 9:00 pm on Friday May 13 to 10:00 am on Saturday May 14.

    Group C Buildings

    • Roy & Lois Family Health and Bioscience and Research Complex
    • Welch Hall
    • Scotia Bank Hall
    • South Block
    • Walker Complex
    • Lowenberger
    • Village Residence
    • Kenmore Centre
    • Harrison Hall
    • Theal House
    • D Lot Parking Kiosk
    • Rosiland Blauer Daycare
    • Mackenzie Chown A Block
    • Goodman School of Business
    • Plaza
    • Student Alumni Center

    The University’s East and Satellite Campuses will have normal power and will be operational as per their usual schedules.

    For emergency-only access to any of these affected areas, please contact Campus Security at x 3200 to make arrangements.  All doors will be locked and swipe card access will be unavailable during these times.

    In order to prepare for the power shutdown, networks will be powered down at 6:00 pm, Friday May 13. As a result, network access (which includes both wired and wireless connectivity) will NOT be available in the impacted buildings until shortly after the power is restored on Saturday May 14.  Also, in order to protect equipment, it is asked that everyone make prior arrangements to ensure that their computers, printers, and sensitive equipment, etc., are powered off prior to leaving for the weekend on Friday May 13.

    In all affected areas, faculty and staff are reminded to clean out fridges and remove anything that is at risk of spoilage prior to leaving for the weekend on Friday, May 13.

    In the unlikely event that power cannot be restored to these areas by 10:00 am on Saturday, information will be posted on the Brock homepage (under “News”). Every effort will be made to communicate this information by 7:00 am.

    If you have any questions or concerns to Scott Kernicky, Electrical Services Manager or call X6201 or Facilities Management Customer Service at FM@BrockU.ca or call x3717.

    Categories: Announcements