On Sunday, August 7, PG&E will be installing the permanent transformer for the campus. This is the final repair for the electrical outage that the campus experienced on April 30 and the following days & weeks.
The power will be off for most of campus from approximately 6am until 8pm.
Kennedy and the VCPA will still have power.
The campus network will not be available from late Saturday night until Monday morning at 8am.
If you have any questions, please direct them to me or Luis Guerra. We will try to address as many issues as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding as the campus takes the final step to this lengthy repair process.
VP Finance & Administration
As noted in Stuart Koop’s email below, there will be power outage due to repair work performed on our main transformer this Sunday, August 7. Starting at 6 PM on Saturday, August 6, all campus internet/computer-related systems and services will be shut down in preparation for the PG&E outage to prevent unexpected hardware damage and data loss/corruption. All services will be reconnected by 8 AM or as soon as possible on Monday, August 8 provided that PG&E completes its work and the power is fully restored and tested.
Services & systems affected by this outage: ALL CAMPUS SYSTEMS, including Wired and Wireless Internet, File server (network folders on V: and W: drives), VPN, Faculty/Staff email, Blackboard, Blackbaud, PowerFaids, Raiser’s Edge, Kodaly website, Alumni portal, Faculty and Student portals, Scheduler Plus, POISE, telephone & voicemail, and Library systems.
Please plan accordingly.
Elena Olkhovskaya, Ph.D.
Director, Information Technology