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The campuswide power outage on Monday, Dec. 22, will require a total power outage beginning at 7 a.m., and lasting up to two hours for all university buildings on the main campus. An announcement will be made on Public Radio station KMST, 88.5 FM, when power is restored. A notice will also be emailed to the campus at that time.
The following options are available to employees if regular work hours will be disrupted by the outage:
- Work other scheduled time during the week.
- Utilize vacation or personal leave.
- Take time off without pay if the first two options are unavailable.
Departments may chose to begin the work day at a later time. Employees should not come to the work site during the power outage unless they can actually perform work tasks.
For more information about work hours, please contact human resource services at 341-4241.
Buildings affected by the power outage are generally located between Pine and State streets and between 10th and 16th streets, including the Havener Center, McNutt Hall, Quad Dorms, Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building, Student Recreation Center, General Services, Comp Flow Lab, and Temporary Research Facility.
The Havener Center will open at 9 a.m. and the Missouri S&T Bookstore and Einstein’s Bagels will open at 9:30 a.m.
Buildings fed directly by Rolla Municipal Utilities will not be affected. These include: Campus Support Facility, Bureau of Mines buildings, Residential Colleges No. 1 and 2, Thomas Jefferson Hall, South Central Regional Professional Development Center, Nagogami Apartments, Rock Mechanics, Miner Recreation, Student Design Center Shop Facility, Student Health Center, Custodial and Landscape Services, Southwestern Bell Cultural Center, 1304 North Pine, Campus Housing and Dining, and 14th Street Building.
Laboratory equipment should be secured as necessary.
For more information about the outage, contact Jim Packard or Mike Amick at 341-4252.