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.
- 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.
- January 18, 2023
Due to emergency repairs taking place on the 10th floor, steam-related systems will be temporarily unavailable from 4:30 p.m. today, January 18, until approximately 12 a.m. on Thursday, January 19
- January 17, 2023
The ICRC freight elevator will be out of service from approximately 7 a.m. on Thursday, January 19 until 12 p.m. on Friday, January 20 due to installation of new doors.
- January 12, 2023
Steam systems are currently unavailable throughout the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons today, January 12, due to emergency repairs being conducted by NewYork-Presbyterian.
- January 5, 2023
CUIMC Facilities has received several reports from occupants of the William Black and Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons buildings of an apparent steam leak.
- December 30, 2022
Facilities Management has teams working to restore the many CUIMC spaces that were affected by last week’s cold snap and we are working with campus leaders to prioritize restoration efforts.
- December 28, 2022
Following earlier outages caused by flooding in the nearby Presbyterian Building, normal power has been restored to floors 3 to 5 of VP&S and floors 7-9 of VC.
- December 22, 2022
The 1st floor corridor between Black and Schaffer Alumni Auditorium will be closed from Dec. 26-30 for construction.
- December 22, 2022
We will begin renovating several administrative offices located on the 18th floor of the Presbyterian Building in early January 2023.
- December 21, 2022
Custodial operations will be operating on a limited cleaning and trash pick-up schedule throughout the medical center from Monday, December 26, through Tuesday, January 3.