RESOLVED: Power Outage at UBC Vancouver Campus Affecting Network Connectivity – September 27, 2018 15:00 PT

Update: September 27, 2018 15:00 PT

Power has been restored across UBC Vancouver Campus and I.T. networks are operational.


Update: September 27, 2018 11:45 PT

Power has been restored to many buildings and networking is being restored.  We will continue to monitor the remaining buildings without power to ensure their networks are brought on-line when power is restored.


Update: September 27, 2018 10:30 PT

UBC Utilities has confirmed one of two transformers has successfully been restored. A second transformer is still undergoing repair.


Update: September 27, 2018 08:32 PT

There is currently a power issue on campus affecting a large number of buildings. UBC Utilities is working on the situation. Network connectivity is affected in buildings without power.  UBC IT will monitor the situation and will verify networks are operational once power is restored.

Affected buildings are as follows:

Acadia Daycares
Baseball Training Facility
B.C. Binning Studios
Botanical Gardens
Brimacombe Building (AMPEL) and Addition (Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute)
Brock Hall
Buchanan Tower
Campus Planning and Development
Chemical and Biological Engineering Building (CHBE)
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building (CEME)
D.H. Copp Building
Dorothy Somerset Studios
Earth and Ocean Sciences
Family and Nutritional Sciences
Gas Gun Facility
Jack Bell Building (School of Social Work)
Kenny Building
Life Building
Life Sciences Centre
Lower Mall Reserach Station
MacDonald Building (Dentistry)
Marine Drive Housing
National Soccer Development Centre
Neville Scarfe Building
Orchard Housing
Place Vanier Housing
Ponderosa Housing
Power House
Ritsumeikan Housing
St. John’s College
St. John’s Hospice
Stores Road Annex
Thunderbird Housing
Thunderbird Stadium
Totem Field Studios
Totem Park
UBC Hospital
Wayne and William White Engineering and Design Centre
Wesbrook Building

Technicians have been dispatched. There is no ETR at this time.

Our next update will be at 10:30 PT.