Alerts & Outages
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Activities listed here are subject to change based on approvals, University events (i.e., Commencement), other requirements, and unforeseen circumstances. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to improve our facilities.
- March 29, 2023
A temporary electrical shutdown affecting normal power to all spaces throughout 51 Audubon will take place from 6 a.m. on Saturday April 1 until approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday April 2.
- March 23, 2023
The FDNY will be conducting an inspection on floor 7 of the Vanderbilt Clinic from 6 p.m. until approximately on 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
- March 22, 2023
We will be conducting a fire alarm system test throughout the William Black Building from 6 a.m. until approximately 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 23.
- March 15, 2023
Elevator cars #3 (passenger service) and #4 (freight service) located in the William Black Building are temporarily out of service.
- March 10, 2023
We will be conducting fire alarm tests in Russ Berrie and the School of Nursing on Saturday, March 11.
- March 7, 2023
The heating in the Allan Rosenfield Building will be temporarily disrupted TODAY, Thursday, February 23, due to steam system repairs.
- March 1, 2023
We will be conducting a temporary electrical shutdown that will affect emergency power on floors 15/16 floors of the VP&S building from 3:30 p.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. today, March 1.
- February 27, 2023
Domestic water service in the Vanderbilt Clinic will be temporarily unavailable from 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, until approximately 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, due to locker room maintenance.
- February 27, 2023
We will be conducting fire alarm tests in the William Black Building from 6 p.m until approximately 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 2.
- February 22, 2023
We will be conducting fire alarm testing in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons from 6 p.m until approximately 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 23.
- February 16, 2023
Domestic water service in Haven Towers and the Vagelos Education Center will be temporarily unavailable due to electrical panel and valve maintenance.
- February 9, 2023
We will be conducting a fire alarm system test throughout the Irving Cancer Research Center on Saturday, February 18, from 7 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m.
- February 8, 2023
Construction activity will take place in the William Black basement from February 9-20 to allow for restroom renovations.
- February 7, 2023
We will be conducting a temporary electrical shutdown that will affect general lighting to floors LL2 through 8 of Hammer Health Sciences Center from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, February 10.
- February 6, 2023
The east entrance exterior doors of the William Black Building will be temporarily unavailable beginning Monday, February 13, due to necessary repairs.
- February 2, 2023
Fort Washington Avenue will be temporarily closed between 165th and 168th Streets from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, until approximately 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 5.
- February 1, 2023
Help us protect our campus by closing and locking all windows, blinds, and doors each day, especially in spaces that are not normally occupied.
- January 30, 2023
Due to urgent repairs, the reverse osmosis (RO) water system and acid waste system will be temporarily unavailable throughout Hammer Health Sciences Center today.
- January 23, 2023
We will be conducting a fire alarm system test throughout the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons on Wednesday, January 25th from 6 - 8 p.m.
- January 23, 2023
The low-rise elevator cars in ARB will be out of service for intermittent periods from approximately 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, due to emergency testing.