Facilities iService Desk Shut Down for Maintenance on Dec 20th
The Facilities iService Desk will be shut down for one hour, between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., on December 20, 2017 for upgrades. To request service during the outage, please contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262 or by email at FacilitiesServiceCenter@utsa.edu.
Main Campus Elevators Shut Down for Maintenance between Dec 26th and 29th
Elevator #3 in the ART, #1 in the BRG, #2 in the FLN and elevators #1 and #2 in the MH will be shut down for required maintenance between December 26, 2017 and December 29, 2017. The outages are not expected to impact daily operations as only one elevator at a time will be shutdown. All other elevators located in these buildings will remain operational and available for use. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
NPB – Maintenance of Fan Powered Air Conditioning Boxes Scheduled for Dec 27th – 29th
Inspection maintenance of the fan powered air conditioning boxes that service all floors of the NPB are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and go through Friday, December, 29, 2017. The work will be performed each day between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The inspections will not affect comfort cooling or air supply to the building. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
CC – Water Shut Down on Dec 21st and 22nd for Construction
Water to the Convocation Center (CC) will be shut down from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on December 21, 2017 and December 22, 2017 for construction related work that includes replacing the isolation valves. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
FLN: Air Handler Unit #10 Shut Down from Dec 16th – Jan 5th
Air handler unit #10 that services floors one through four of the FLN will be shut down from December 16, 2017 until January 5, 2018 as part of a refurbishing project that includes replacing the cooling elements and installation. The crushed granite area located between the FLN and MS will also be partially closed off during this time for use as a staging area for the project material and equipment. For additional information please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Facilities Seeks Feedback from UTSA Community
The Office of Facilities invites the UTSA community to take a customer satisfaction survey. The survey will run until December 22, 2017 and will measure how well Facilities performs in areas such as building maintenance, custodial services, events support, and grounds maintenance. Facilities will use the survey responses to evaluate our processes and services. Your candid feedback is vital for us to improve our support to the university. This survey should only take 4-5 minutes to complete and all responses are anonymous.
To take this survey, please go to Facilities Customer Satisfaction Survey.
For additional information, please contact Scott Reuter, Assistant Director of Facilities Customer Services, at 458-7155.
RO/DI Systems Shut Down for Annual Sanitation
The reverse osmosis (RO) and deionized water (DI) systems that service the AET, BSB, BSE, FLN, MBT and SRL will be shut down as indicated on the schedule below for annual sanitation. The RO and DI systems will not be available for use during the outages. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
|Building||Date of Outage||Time(s) of Outage|
|BSE||Monday, December 18, 2017||8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.|
|AET||Monday, December 18, 2017||1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|BSB||Tuesday, December 19, 2017||8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
|FLN||Tuesday, December 19, 2017||8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
|MBT||Tuesday, December 19, 2017||1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|SRL||Wednesday, December 20, 2017||8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
Pedestrian and Shuttle Service Routes from VIA bus stops to DTC
VIA bus detours, scheduled to begin on October 15, 2017, have temporarily relocated several bus stops from the Downtown Campus to other locations nearby. Additionally, to assist our campus community in safely navigating these areas, the attached map provides suggested pedestrian routes to and from the temporary bus stops located at Milam Park and at the S. Santa Rosa and W. Nueva intersection to the Downtown Campus.
Campus Services will offer temporary shuttle service between the Downtown Campus and nearby VIA alternate bus stops. This route will take approximately 15-20 minutes for pickup and arrival to campus. The shuttle will run Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please refer to the attached shuttle service map.
UTSA Police will provide additional patrols around these temporary bus stops and the campus during this time.
For more information regarding the VIA bus detours, please visit their website at http://www.viainfo.net/friostreetclosures/ or attend the Town Hall on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria (1.328).
Downtown Campus – Temporary VIA Bus Detours
Road improvements along Frio Street will affect VIA service in and around Centro Plaza beginning October 15, 2017. VIA bus routes, 86926 and 86927, that stop at the UTSA Downtown Campus are expected to be rerouted for approximately two months. To assist with the temporary changes, VIA will install A-frame message boards at the bus stops directly outside of the UTSA Downtown Campus. To learn more about how these detours affect your bus commute to the Downtown Campus, please reference the attached VIA quick reference sheets or visit VIA online at http://www.viainfo.net/friostreetclosures/.
FY18 Tri-Campus Fire Protection System Inspections
The tri-campus fire suppression, fire alarm, and fire sprinkler systems will be inspected and serviced, as required by the State of Texas, from September 2017 through August 2018. The systems will be inspected and serviced between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and audio and visual appliances including horns, speakers and lights tested between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. An intercom announcement will be made prior to the start of testing. For additional information please reference the attached schedule or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Main Campus: SEB Construction Updates
SEB Project Update Dec 2017: Nineteen (19) parking spaces in the Bauerle Road Lot 1 will be closed from December 15, 2017 until June 17, 2020. The temporary sidewalk located along Bauerle Road will also be closed from December 15, 2017 until January 7, 2018. For additional information please reference the attached drawing.
SEB Project Update Nov 2017: Forty-five (45) parking spaces in the Ximenes Avenue Lot will reopen on November 30, 2017. Twenty (20) parking spaces in the Ford Avenue Lot will be closed for repaving beginning November 30, 2017 and will reopen on January 7, 2018.
Construction of the new Science and Engineering Building (SEB) continues through the start of the fall semester. The greenbelt east of the BSE and adjacent to the ART, service drive entrance at the ART and portions of Bauerle Road Lot 1, Ford Avenue Lot and Ximenes Avenue Lot remain closed. Beginning August 21, 2017 access to Paseo del Sur via south of campus, nineteen additional parking spaces in the Bauerle Road Lot 1 and twelve additional parking spaces in the Ford Avenue Lot will be available. Pedestrian signage including directional, detour and alternate ADA route, to and from the plaza level via the ART elevators, have been installed throughout the construction site. Temporary sidewalks have also been installed along Bauerle Road between the ART and Paseo del Sur to assist with pedestrian detours. All closures will remain cordoned off with construction fencing. For additional information, please reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
|Location of Closure:||Date of Closure:|
|Greenbelt – construction site||June 5, 2017 – June 17, 2020|
|Bauerle Rd Lot 1||June 5, 2017 – June 17, 2020|
|Service drive entry – next to ART||June 5, 2017 – January 7, 2018|
|Ximenes Ave and Ford Rd lots – next to AET||June 5, 2017 – January 7, 2018|
|Ford Rd Lot (portion) – next to BSE||June 1, 2017 – January 7, 2018|