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West Campus steam outage this weekend

October 7, 2016

Due to a necessary repair on NIU’s steam distribution system, there will be a 24-hour steam outage for most of the campus west of Annie Glidden Rd, beginning at 11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, and ending at 11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8.

The following facilities will be without steam and domestic hot water (showers, sinks, kitchens):

Barsema Alumni Visitors Center
Recreation Center
Grant Towers (apartments have electric hot water heaters)
Stevenson Towers (apartments have electric hot water heaters)
Huskie Stadium
Yordon Center
Chessick Practice Center
Dorland Building
Physical Plant

Steam will be provided to New Residence Hall from the West Heating Plant during this outage. Stevenson Dining will close at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, and will reopen at 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Please utilize New Residence Hall or Neptune Hall for alternative dining.

For more information, contact the Heating Plant at 753-6090.