Alerts and Announcements

Notice of Power Shutdown – Ashe Administration Building

In an effort to improve reliability and minimize power interruptions, Facilities & Operations has partnered with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to upgrade components within the FPL vault located at the Ashe Administration Building.

In order to complete the upgrades, a temporary power shutdown must occur to make the necessary connections. The shutdown is expected to last approximately 8 hours and will commence at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Tenants and employees will be required to vacate the building at 7:00 pm on Friday and will not be allowed in the building after this time. Safety personnel will be present to ensure the building has been fully vacated and secured.

Please turn-off electronics to avoid any surges when power is restored. We will have several of our technical team members on site to shut down building services prior to the power outage and then re-start after re-energizing.

The building is scheduled to be operational early Saturday morning and cleared for re-entry by 8:00 am.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we partner together to upgrade the infrastructure to these facilities.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Facilities & Operations at 305-284-8282.

Thank you.


Facilities Assessment Announcement

Facilities Operations and Planning has partnered with Accruent LLC, to conduct a Facility Condition Assessment of all buildings on the Coral Gables, Rosenstiel, Richmond, and Medical campuses.

Access to spaces will be provided by UM personnel during these walkthroughs and each team member will utilize a small digital camera to document the condition of the building and individual systems during the assessment. The Accruent and UM field assessment team will complete the building walkthroughs on weekdays and non-holidays following the schedules shown below:

Coral Gables

  • June 11 - June 29
  • July 16 - August 3
  • August 27 - September 14
  • October 15 - October 26

Rosenstiel and CSTARs

  • June 25 - June 29
  • October 22 - November 2

Medical

  • June 18 - June 29
  • July 16 - August 10
  • September 10 - September 21
  • October 22 - November 2

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we partner together to assess and improve our University. If you have any questions or concerns regarding photos or access to your areas, please do not hesitate to contact Facilities and Operations at 305-284-8282.

Thank you.


Annual Fire Department Inspections – May 28-June 29 at the Coral Gables Campus

UM’s Department of Facilities & Operations and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety have partnered with the Coral Gables Fire Department to conduct the annual fire system inspection for all buildings on the Coral Gables campus. These inspections will occur between May 28 through June 29, during regular business hours. No interruption to your business operations is expected during these inspections.

Facilities and Operations and Environmental Health and Safety personnel will accompany the Coral Gables Fire Inspector while they conduct the inspections. A separate communication will be distributed to college/business unit facility liaisons to confirm the scheduled dates and times for each building.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Facilities Management at 305-284-8282.

Thank you.


Notice of Water Shutdown – Starting Saturday, May 26 at 8 a.m.

In an effort to improve service, reliability, and operations of Gables One Tower (GOT), Facilities Management will perform a domestic water shutdown to the building in order to complete necessary maintenance.

During the shutdown period, the air conditioning, cold and hot water, and restrooms will be out of service throughout GOT.

The shutdown is expected to last approximately 8 hours and will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26.

Facilities technicians will be on-site to support this event and will inspect the building when the work is completed to ensure all systems are back to normal operations.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work to improve our campus facilities.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Facilities Management Work Control at 305-284-8282.

Thank you.


GOT Temporary Power Shutdown - Starting Friday, April 13 at 6 p.m.

In an effort to improve reliability and minimize power interruptions at Gables One Tower (GOT), Facilities Operations & Planning has partnered with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to add an additional feeder that will supply alternate power to the facilities and allow power to be redistributed to GOT in the event that the main feeder suffers a power loss.

In order to complete the installation, a temporary power shutdown must occur for FPL to make the necessary connections. The temporary shutdown is expected to last approximately 4 hours and will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13.

We advise individuals to turn-off personal electronics whenever possible to avoid any surges when power is restored. We will have several of our technical team members on site to shut down building services prior to the power outage and then re-start after re-energizing.

Tenants and employees will be required to vacate the building at 5:30 p.m. and will not be allowed in the building after this time. Safety personnel will be present to ensure the building has been fully vacated and secured.

The building is scheduled to be operational early Saturday morning and cleared for re-entry by 8am. Additional IT personnel will be onsite Monday morning for prompt response to any individual issues that may arise.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we partner together to upgrade the infrastructure to these facilities.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Facilities Management at 305-284-8282.

Thank you.