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Main Campus: Service Drive Sidewalk Closure, November 4, 2020 – January 23, 2021

(October 30, 2020) – A portion of the service drive sidewalk, between the Applied Engineering and Technology Building (AET) and the Biotechnology Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE), will be closed from November 4, 2020 until January 23, 2021.  Scaffolding will be erected in this area for partial demolition and investigation of plaster soffit on the east side of the AET, immediately below the second level plaza entrance.  Vehicle traffic inside the service drive will not be affected.  For additional information, please refer to the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.  Sidewalk Closure Map – AET Service Drive 


BOS: Hot Water Outage

(October 28, 2020) – Hot water in the Bosque Street Building (BOS) is currently out due to a steam leak in a pump room. We are working to repair this as soon as possible, but the building will be without domestic hot water and heating hot water until the repair can be made. We will send a follow-up notification when the hot water is restored. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


Main Campus: Chilled Water Outage, Wednesday October 28, 2020, 5:00-7:00 a.m.

(October 26, 2020) – The main campus chilled water supply, which helps provide cooling to campus buildings, will be shut down on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. The shutdown is part of the Chiller #3 replacement project and will affect cooling in the following buildings: ARH, AET, ART, BB, BSB, BSE, BOS, CC, EB, FLN, GSR, HSU, IAB, JPL, MB, MH, MS, NPB, RWC, SEB, and SU. To have the least impact on the campus, the shutdown is early in the morning with outdoor temperatures forecasted in the 50s. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


AET: Cold Temperatures in Building

(October 20, 2020) – UPDATE: Normal temperatures have been restored to the AET. If you experience temperatures that are colder than usual, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262, so that they can have our maintenance team investigate. Thank you

(October 20, 2020) – Occupants of the Applied Engineering and Technology Building (AET) may be experiencing colder temperatures than normal, because of leaking water pipe that provides comfort cooling and heating to the building. We have made the repair and turned the hot water back on. Building temperatures should gradually improve over the next hour. We will continue to monitor the situation and will send a follow-up notification when we are confident that the entire building is back to normal temperatures. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


Alvarez Hall and Guadalupe Hall: Power Outage, October 14, 2020

(October 14, 2020) – Electrical power to Alvarez Hall and the Guadalupe Hall construction site will be turned off on October 14, 2020, from 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. for an urgent repair to a medium voltage breaker. Emergency power will be available during the outage. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


FLN: Exhaust Fans Shut Down for Maintenance – October 13-16, 2020

(October 9, 2020) – Exhaust fans 5, 6, 9N, 9S, 14, 15, 16, 21, 23E, 30, 34N, 34S, 39, 40, 10, 100, 101, 102, 103, and 104, that service the Flawn Building (FLN), will be shut down for maintenance from Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Friday, October 16, 2020. The shutdowns will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day. Please do not use or store chemicals inside fume hoods during the outages. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.


MB: Restrooms 0.322 and 0.324 Closed for Emergency Repairs Until October 13, 2020

(October 9, 2020) – Two restrooms in the Main Building (MB), Men’s 0.322 and Women’s 0.324, will be closed until Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for an emergency plumbing repair and carpentry work. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


BSE: Shutdown of Exhaust Fans 5, 6, and 7 – Friday, October 9, 2020

(October 8, 2020) – Exhaust fans 5, 6, and 7, in the Biotechnology Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE), will be shut down on Friday, October 9, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., to facilitate an urgent repair to a sprinkler line. These exhaust fans service laboratories on the southeast side of the building, to include 0.210B, 0.210D1, 0.210D2, 0.210D3, 3.208, 3.218, 4.120, 4.208, and 4.222. Fume hoods are not available for use during this shutdown and building occupants will likely experience warmer room temperatures. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


SAL/SRL: Boiler Outage – Affects Autoclaves and Equipment Needing Steam

(October 12, 2020) – UPDATE:  Steam to the SAL and SRL has been restored. Building occupants can use autoclaves and other equipment that require the use of steam.

(October 6, 2020) – The boilers that support the Small Animal Laboratory (SAL) and Science Research Laboratories (SRL) are down for emergency repair.  Building occupants will not be able to use autoclaves or equipment requiring the use of steam during this outage.  In addition, the boilers are used to control building humidity and occupants may experience abnormal humidity levels.  We will send a separate notification when the repairs are complete.  For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.


AET: Repair of Hot Water Pipe – October 5-7, 2020

(October 1, 2020) – An urgent repair to a hot water pipe, located in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building (AET), will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020 and end at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This hot water pipe provides comfort cooling and heating to the building and occupants may experience abnormal temperatures during the repair. The following rooms will be affected: 1.102, 1.102-1, 1.104-1, 1.202, 1.204, 1.206, 1.212, 1.214, 1.216, 1.218, 1.220, 1.222, 1.224, 1.230, 1.236, 1.238, 1.240, 1.242, 1,246, 1.248, 1.310, 1.312, 1.314, 1.316, 1.318, 1.326, 1.328, 1.329, 1.364, and 1.368. Storage/Media/Mechanical rooms: 1.208, 1.210, 1.226, 1.228, 1.232, 1.234, 1.244, 1.366, 1.366-1. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (210) 458-4262.