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A daylong power outage is planned Thursday, May 30, to allow for replacement of one of S&T’s substation transformers. Several campus buildings will be affected by the power outage, which will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and last throughout the day. Staff enrichment workshops will be available 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on May 30 in Hasselmann Alumni House, which will not be affected by the power outage.
Power will be restored to all buildings by 8 a.m. Friday, May 31.
Buildings fed directly by Rolla Municipal Utilities will not be affected. The buildings that will NOT be affected by the power outage include:
The campus will remain open during this outage. Employees are encouraged to use this time for learning. Staff enrichment workshops will be provided 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Hasselmann Alumni House. Topics will include university benefits, social media etiquette, team building and five-minute stress relief strategies. All staff members can attend – even if your building is not affected by the power outage. Sign up online. For more information, please contact Barbi Spencer, compliance specialist, at 341-7078 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your building will lose power but you will need generated power for your area, please contact Michelle Bresnahan, director of environmental health and safety, at 341-4305 or email@example.com.
If your building will not have electrical power on Thursday, May 30, please turn off your computer before leaving work today (Wednesday, May 29).
To allow access for construction equipment, University Police will close State Street from 11th Street north to where the street ends near the Havener Center beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 29. This section of the street will remain closed through 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30. Some parking spaces in the Havener Center’s visitors lot and B-13 will be blocked. Parking will be restricted on State Street between 10th and 11th streets. If parking accommodations are needed, please contact the parking office at 341-4303. For more information about the planned power outage, please contact Ron Boggs, senior construction project manager, at 341-4252 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to safety concerns, no employee or student should be in any building that is without power during the scheduled outage. Faculty who need access to any building affected by the outage must secure approval through their dean and through environmental health and safety prior to May 30 so appropriate arrangements can be made. Environmental health and safety can be contacted at 341-4305 or email@example.com.
It will be a normal work day for all employees who typically work from any of the buildings not affected by the power outage. (See the list above.)
Approved work arrangements (with supervisor approval)
Interim Chancellor Chris Maples has authorized the following alternative work arrangements on May 30 for those affected by the power outage. A combination of these options may be used. Please document your plans with your supervisor by Wednesday, May 29. We need to know which computer labs will be used.
Vacation or personal leave
With the approval of your supervisor, employees may request time off using their vacation, personal or compensatory time accruals on May 30.