Facilities planning & management announcements

In order to provide maintenance on the campus medium voltage electrical distribution system, Facilities Management will be conducting a campus-wide electrical power outage on Thursday, August 8, beginning at 6:00 p.m.   During this time, all campus buildings will be without utility power with the exceptions of the Health Science Center, Police Services, and the Parking Ramp. Emergency back-up generators will be operational and providing power to emergency circuits and critical building equipment during this outage.  Power will be restored to all campus buildings no later than Friday, August 9 at 1:00 a.m.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns in regards to this matter.  

Scott Brown, CEFP
Assistant Director of Facilities Management
sbrown2@uwlax.edu608.785.8590

Memorial Day Weekend & Summer Building Hours

In order to improve campus safety and security, all academic buildings will be locked at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24 and remain locked through the Memorial Day holiday, unless activities have previously been scheduled in the buildings.  

Normal summer building hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28.  All academic buildings will be opened at 6:30 a.m. and locked at 6:00 p.m., and closed Saturdays and Sundays during the summer, unless activities have previously been scheduled.

Exception - Centennial Hall, Murphy Library, and Mitchell Hall will have the following summer building hours:

Centennial Hall Summer Building Hours
Monday through Friday:  Open 6:30 a.m. – Closed 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:  Open 7:00 a.m. – Closed 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed        

Murphy Library Summer Building Hours
Monday through Wednesday: Open 6:30 a.m. - Closed 8:00 p.m.
Thursday through Friday: Open 6:30 a.m. – Closed 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Open 2:00 p.m. – Closed 8:00 p.m.

Mitchell Hall Summer Building Hours
Monday through Thursday: Open 6:30 a.m. – Closed 6:00 p.m.
Friday: Open 6:30 a.m. – Closed 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Open 10:00 a.m. – Closed 4:00 p.m.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Scott Brown, CEFP
UW-La Crosse
Building Maintenance Manager
Facilities Planning and Management
sbrown2@uwlax.edu
608.785.8590

Wittich Renovation - Pedestrian Traffic Update

As the Wittich Hall Renovation Project continues, the final phase of the sidewalk closure will begin on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.  Please watch for signage directing you around the affected areas. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.

Thank you,
Scott Schumacher, CEFP
Associate Director of Planning & Construction
UW-La Crosse
608-785-8916 / 608-317-9659 cell
sschumacher@uwlax.edu

Annual Heating Plant Shutdown

Please be advised that the Heating Plant will be shut down for maintenance of the boilers and equipment beginning on Sunday, May 19, at 6:00 p.m. and be brought back into service on Saturday, May 25 starting at 6:00 a.m.

During this maintenance service outage, there will be no steam availability for cooking, sterilization, cage washers, autoclaves, re-heat for HVAC systems, and other steam supplied equipment. This shutdown is necessary for routine maintenance and inspections, as well as to upgrade the natural gas service to the boiler plant in preparation for future projects and upgrades to the facility.

If you have any questions about the Heating Plant shutdown, please contact Facilities Management at 785-8585.

Sincerely,
Scott Schumacher, CEFP
Associate Director of Planning & Construction
UW-La Crosse
sschumacher@uwlax.edu