Alerts and outages

Summary of alerts and outages, in date order.
When Where What Type
Jun. 8, 2020 to Aug. 14, 2020
Elm Drive Road closure, Elm Drive Road closure
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In The News

  • May. 12, 2020

    We often say we're doing our jobs well when you don't know we're here. Thank you, Aditi and Maximo, for noticing we are here. We are sincerely touched to receive this acknowledgment. To all of our seniors, your last year is not what you've planned and is ending without your well-earned traditional celebrations. We know we'll see you again, and when you return we will be here to support every one of your reunion celebrations! - with gratitude, Facilities Operations

     
  • Feb. 7, 2020

    Facilities' Cloud Huntley works in Lewis Center for the Arts buildings and one of a handful of subjects in a series of portraits by artist Mario Moore. "Portraits on university campuses usually portray school founders, presidents and donors. But at Princeton University, portraits of blue-collar campus workers are now taking center stage. A new set of paintings are offering a fresh perspective on the working class, racial struggle and empowerment at the Ivy League school".

  • Nov. 22, 2019

    Princeton Facilities recently launched the “Recycling on Campus” mobile app to make recycling easier for the campus community. Through the app's search function users will be able to quickly determine what can--and can't--be recycled on campus as well as receive updates about campus recycling and related initiatives.

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  • May. 8, 2019

    Recent changes in the global recycling industry have presented us with an opportunity to restructure our campus recycling collection program with an emphasis on improving our sorting strategies and reducing contamination. A Facilities working group was recently formed to develop these strategies. Please be patient as we work to design a recycling system that will be consistent across our entire campus. 

  • Apr. 22, 2020

    Shana Weber, director of Princeton’s Office of Sustainability and lecturer with the Princeton Environmental Institute, was in the midst of teaching her course “Investigating an Ethos of Sustainability at Princeton,” when instruction went online for the rest of the spring term. Weber’s undergraduate students returned home across the globe, and she quickly worked to maintain the community of the class through new teaching tools and new assignments. She invited students to capture soundscapes of the natural world and to reflect on the sensory experiences of this other kind of “silent spring.”

  • Apr. 21, 2020

    The University's records storage process received an upgrade. All records-related requests (storage/retrieval/destruction) can now be handled directly with Princeton University Records Management.

  • Dec. 3, 2019

  • Jul. 23, 2019

    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.

  • May. 20, 2019

  • May. 8, 2019

    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.

  • Apr. 22, 2019

    We welcome the new Sustainability Action Plan: Toward 2026 and Beyond on Earth Day and want to recognize our many Facilities staff members who play a role in planning and reaching our sustainability objectives.

  • 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.

  • 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.