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Scheduled Campus Power Outage for June 27th, 2006

WHAT: Rolling power outages up to ONE HOUR to many buildings on campus

START TIME: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at 9 P.M. EST

END TIME: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 7 A.M. EST

REASON: To allow FMS to transfer building power circuits

BUILDINGS AFFECTED: Newell-Simon, Smith Hall, Hamburg Hall, Doherty Hall, Porter, Baker, Cyert, Warner, Purnell, FMS Building, Roberts Hall, and Scaife

SCS BUILDINGS NOT AFFECTED: Wean Hall

SCS COMPUTING SERVICES: Not affected. But all offices and labs in the affected buildings will lose power for approximately one hour.

CAMPUS COMPUTING SERVICES: Most Andrew services will be unavailable starting Tuesday 5 P.M., with expected restoration of services by Wednesday 3 A.M. Internet connectivity will be maintained.

ACTION REQUIRED BY COMPUTER USERS: Occupants in the affected buildings should shut down and power off their computers when leaving work on Tuesday, or sometime before 9 P.M. that day. The computer UPS battery will not hold power for one hour. Computers that are not shut off gracefully could experience problems when power is restored.

Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to help+@cs.cmu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Facilities Help Desk