Alerts and outages

Summary of alerts and outages, in date order.
When Where What Type
Apr. 15, 2019 to Apr. 19, 2019
7 Lawrence Drive Noise, 8a - 5p Noise disturbance
May. 3, 2019 to Jun. 17, 2019
Resource Recovery Warehouse, Moving Resource Recovery Year-End Closure Alarm testing/Black out dates
May. 11, 2019 Buildings on east side of campus Power interruption, 15 minutes Utility
May. 12, 2019 Buildings on east side of campus Power interruption, 15 minutes Utility
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In The News

  • Feb. 13, 2019

    We are proud to say over 250 Princeton University mattresses have been diverted from landfill garbage, thanks to a relationship with Renewable Recycling we began last summer. And that number will continue to rise. 

  • Jan. 22, 2019

    Princeton University’s latest sustainable innovation can be found along the edge of campus just behind FitzRandolph Observatory. There, under a white tent, hums a new biodigester that turns food waste into nutrient-rich compost. Since operations began in fall 2018, more than 16 tons of food scraps have been converted into compost.

  • Jan. 22, 2019

    Step onto campus through FitzRandolph Gate, walk down the stone path and gaze up at Nassau Hall. The iconic cupola atop Princeton University’s oldest building has been made over. See the full story and videos to experience the renovation up close.

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  • Sep. 12, 2018

    As students and faculty return to campus this fall, they may wonder what is happening outside Princeton University's Iconic Nassau Hall. View the video featuring Alexis Mutschler, assistant director of special projects in Facilities Operations. 

  • Jul. 25, 2018

    Princeton's Sustainability Staff Ambassadors play a vital role in the University’s sustainability efforts. Each fall, staff from across campus volunteer to participate in a one-year collaborative training program, and subsequently serve as sustainability representatives in their home departments, offices, or groups as well as in the wider community.

  • Jul. 19, 2018

    Here in Facilities, we've been helping out during move-in for oh, a few years. We've assembled a list of tips and tricks that we hope will make your move-in experience a bit easier (check out tips 8 and 9 to help adjust your bed). Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Customer Service team is here all year and happy to help.

  • Jun. 22, 2018

    No, we're not trying to pull the wool over your eyes - say hello to the newest maintenance system at the Solar field. Ewe might think that this tight-knit crew just gets along on a few blades of grass, but we assure you they have the shear determination to get the job done.

  • Jun. 3, 2018

    We captured Facilities year-end activities in two time-lapse videos - setting up over 10,000 chairs in front of Nassau Hall for commencement activities and also in Jadwin Gymnasium, where we supported a number of events over a very busy eight days.

  • May. 11, 2018

    James Kazda, an engineer with nearly 40 years of experience in facilities and project management, will become Princeton’s associate vice president for capital projects. The newly created position in the Facilities Organization will manage the University’s capital projects and real estate activities. Kazda will start at Princeton on June 11.

  • May. 9, 2018

    It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out or your last, we often get questions about how this all works. Facilities helps with some move-out activities, and thanks to Facilities Customer Service we compiled answers to our top five move-out questions.

  • May. 9, 2018

    Months before alumni return and students graduate, Facilities starts planning year-end activities. The gears move quietly at first, with each group dusting off last years' plans and taking inventory. As April progresses things really get moving and we start to see the visible signs of reunions appear on campus.

  • Mar. 14, 2018

    Go behind the scenes of our Resource Recovery Program, including how to find us!

    Special thanks to the Office of Sustainability, video by Jared Flesher.

  • Mar. 14, 2018

    We are proud to introduce the Resource Recovery Program, a new name for our Surplus program. If you are a big fan of Surplus, rest assured you can still rely on our core services of picking up your unused items and offering gently used items to our campus community and the public.

  • Feb. 15, 2018

    Zachariah Smart '19 explains some simple tips for proper recycling at Princeton University in this quick video.

  • Jan. 19, 2018

    Our new Biodigester is here! From supporting our sustainability goals to amending campus soil to providing new educational opportunities, the biodigester is a key part of a new pilot study investigating the potential for food waste recovery and conversion directly on campus. Check out the Biodigester Blog and follow its journey.