Alerts and outages

Summary of alerts and outages, in date order.
When Where What Type
Apr. 25, 2016 to Jun. 21, 2016
Surplus pickups/deliveries suspended due to year-end events Moving services
May. 9, 2016 to Jun. 10, 2016
Moving Services suspended due to year-end events Moving Services
May. 16, 2016 to Jun. 1, 2016
Campus Community Equipment Rental suspended due to year-end events Event Equipment Rental
Jun. 2, 2016 1 - 14 West College Road Apartments, Forbes College, Main Campus, McCarter Theatre, New Graduate College, Old Graduate College Annual Steam Shutdown, all day Hot water interruption
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  • May. 10, 2016

    It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out, or your last, we often get questions on 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. 1, 2016

    We congratulate Suzanne on her 2016 President's Achievement Award!

  • Sep. 11, 2015

    Princeton University is making campus lighting more sustainable and efficient one fixture at a time. Through the Lighting Efficiency Upgrade Program, the University will convert more than 100,000 fixtures to light-emitting diode (LED) technology in buildings across campus. The improvements will significantly reduce carbon emissions, promote cost savings and limit waste.

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  • May. 25, 2016

    Did you know our Facilities Customer Service Center stays open late during reunion weekend? We do, and we have walkie talkies, Facilities contacts (for most event situations) and are here to help. Have a fun and safe reunion celebration everyone. 

    Just call 609-258-8000 to reach a member of our Facilities Customer Service Center staff during these 2016 extended reunion hours:

  • Oct. 23, 2015

    Interspersed among Princeton University's historic buildings and grounds are major construction and renovation projects that are gradually changing the appearance of the campus. Most of the projects are based on the University's 10-year Campus Plan, which runs through 2016.

  • Oct. 22, 2015

    With so many historical buildings on campus, repairing beautiful, handcrafted doors is a familiar challenge to our Facilities group. As part of an ongoing project, Facilities Operations and Special Projects recently replaced some of the well-used doors on Henry and Foulke halls.

  • Sep. 1, 2015

    Visitors to Princeton University's Prospect Gardens may be familiar with the cheerful orange marigolds, pops of pink petunias and bunches of begonias blooming around the lush grounds. What they may not know is that most flowers planted there and in other campus gardens get their start just down the road in the University's greenhouses.

  • Aug. 3, 2015

    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. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Customer Service group is here all year and happy to help.

  • Jul. 27, 2015

    Large energy users such as industrial facilities, hospitals, apartment complexes and universities seeking energy resiliency, stability in energy prices and the ability to operate independent of the grid are increasingly turning toward combined heat and power, or CHP, facilities to meet at least a portion of their energy needs.

  • Jun. 9, 2015

    The most advanced microgrids use multiple fuel sources, multiple power-generating assets, energy storage, CHP production, and modern digital controls. They operate with an awareness of the real-time commodity costs of fuel and electricity.

  • Jun. 3, 2015

    Congratulations to Charles Krank, our assistant director of Facilities Operations, for being recognized as an honorary class member of the Class of 2015.  And he adds this year to his honorary class memberships of the Class of 1970 and 2006. We would also like to send a huge thank you to Charles for his hard work and dedication, every year!

  • Apr. 16, 2015

    Just prior to our annual Facilities Staff Recognition & Appreciation event we run a "kudos" presentation to share the wonderful thank you notes we receive throughtout the year. This year we thought we would try something more visual, something a little different. We started our experiement by asking our colleagues.

  • Feb. 13, 2015

    The University is in the process of creating more gender neutral, single stall bathrooms around campus, according to Michele Minter, vice provost for institutional equity and diversity.

  • Feb. 10, 2015

    Congratulations to one of our own, Kenneth Grayson, on receiving the Martin Luther King Journey Award for Lifetime Achievement for his tireless commitment to campus life.

  • Feb. 4, 2015

    Sustainable Business Magazine talks to three key representatives from Princeton University about the investment, research, and technology undertaken on its campus that has made it stand out as a leader in environmental issues. Read the full story in the Sustainable Business Magazine.