Update (2:40 a.m., Wednesday, June 8)
Crews have successfully restored power to most of campus. Campus will be open as of 3 a.m. today.
Resident students who need additional information should call 443-612-0100. University Health Services and University Counseling Services remain closed. For any campus emergency, please call the UMBC Police at 410-455-5555.
Update (7:50 p.m.)
The campus remains without power. Continue to monitor the UMBC website and the text alert system for updates.
From Lynne Schaefer, Vice President for Administration and Finance
The UMBC Campus experienced a campus-wide power outage at approximately 2:30 p.m. today. During the course of ongoing electrical work a surge protector at the central plant tripped, which triggered an automatic shutdown of the electrical grid. We are assessing the system prior to restoring power.
The campus is closed effective 3 p.m. and evening classes are cancelled.
Generated power is being reestablished in Schwartz Hall, Biological Sciences, Sondheim and Engineering.
Resident students continue to be housed in a residence hall with generated power. Students who need additional information should call 443-612-0100. University Health Services and University Counseling Services remain closed.
UMBC Transit will operate until 4:30 p.m. today.
For any campus emergency, please call the UMBC Police at 410-455-5555.
Watch the UMBC homepage later this evening for updates. We will also send out an e2campus alert.