Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, November 3, 2011

East Hall reopens after power outage

East Hall will be open for classes and normal activities today after being closed for much of Wednesday due to a power outage.

Diane Brown, public information officer for the Department of Public Safety, said there was an electrical situation that caused many Central and South campus buildings to experience a power bump around 10:05 a.m. Wednesday. Several buildings on Central Campus lost power.

Although power was restored to most buildings by noon, a substation in East Hall required repairs, Brown said. Those repairs lasted into the evening.

For further updates go to vpcomm.umich.edu/pa/key/EastHallPowerOutage.html.