Faculty Road Will be closed between Washington Rd. and Fitzrandolph Rd. from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon on 6/30 for emergency tree removal.
Archive – June 2009
Hot water will be shut off in Forbes College on Thursday, 6/25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In parts of the building, the interruption may extend into Friday, 6/26. The hot water will be shut off to tie-in the new laundry room.
There was a five minute power outage affecting the southern part of the campus today. Power has been fully restored.
Parking lot #28 will be closed down to all parking for the next week (and perhaps beyond) to allow work to be undertaken on the Co-Generation Plant’s underground storage tanks.
On Friday, June 19, 2009, the Plumbing Shop experienced an unexpected problem while making the repair to the hot water system at the Magie Apartments. They ask residents to please use the hot Water sparingly as the water tank is not at full storage capacity. It's anticipated the repair will be completed Monday, June 21. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Facilities Service Center at (609)258-8000.
There will be a building power outage at Mudd Library on Thursday, June 18th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Cafe Vivan, located in Frist Campus Center, re-emerged rebuilt on a more sustainable model. The Dining Services staff has made every effort to use recycled materials in the remodeling and to provide organic, sustainable, or local foodstuffs in the menu.
Graduate students and their guests as well as members of the University Community with a Princeton NetID are invited to dine al fresco at an All You Care to Eat Buffet and Cookout at the Graduate College Thomson Courtyard each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 8 through August 13 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Registration and fee details can be found on the Dining Services Website.
Princeton University has improved its recycling effort according to the results of this year's Recyclemania competition.
This year Princeton University Dining Services proudly showcased Mick Verheyen, executive chef at Gibsons, in their Visiting Chefs, Great Chefs of Chicago series.
Part of the Residential College construction program, this new 288 bed complex was built on the site of the former Butler dorms. This project comprises a group of two to four story buildings that complement the historic campus with contemporary architecture.
Water service to MacMillan Building will be shutdown on Saturday, June 13, 2009 from 7 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. to relocate a fire hydrant.The water shutdown will result in the loss of all water to MacMillan Building. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Facilities Service Center at (609) 258-8000.
The preparations for Reunions and Commencement at Princeton involve most of the people who work for Facilities. Over 21,000 people attend reunions and another 10,000 come to Princeton for the events surrounding Commencement. The planning begins months in advance with an accurate map of each event location created by the Facilities GIS section...
On June 11, 2009 the University Plumbing Shop will be making repairs to the hot water system at 14 Lawrence. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.. Hot water will not be available during that time. When the hot water is restored, please allow it to run for 60 seconds to ensure any impurities pass through the pipes. We aplogize for any inconvenience this may cause you. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Facilities Service Center at (609) 258-8000.
Each year Facilities conducts a plant steam system shutdown to safely perform new building steam pipe connections, some energy saving projects, and various system wide preventative and corrective maintenance. This year, the boilers will be shutdown on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 from 5 a.m. to approximately 9 p.m., approximately 16 hours. We chose this shutdown date to reduce the impact on campus customers. The steam shutdown will affect all buildings on the main camp
On June 11, 2009 the University Plumbing Shop will be making repairs to the hot water lines at the Stanworth Apartments. The following residences are effected. Residents of buildings 1 through 7 117,119,121,123,125,127,129,131 Bayard Lane 100.102,104,106,108,110,112,114,116,118,120,122,124,126,128,130,132,134,136,138 North Stanworth Drive 40,42,44,46,48,50,52,54,56,58,60,62,64,66,68 Stanworth Lane This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 4.p.m. Hot water wi
Part of the Residential College construction program, this new 288 bed complex will be built on the site of the former Butler dorms.
On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 the Plumbing Shop will be installing a new water heater at 15 University Place. Hot water will not be available between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The plumbing system will be performing all normal functions with cold water during this time period. We ask that when hot water is restored residents allow it to run for 60 seconds to ensure any impurities can pass through the pipes. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause residents. If you
The Facilities Engineering Services civil engineering team is planning to shut down the Poe Field chilled water supply line this Wednesday, June 3rd in order to make the New Chemistry tie-in. Note, as of Thursday June 4 the work was continuing. There will be no actual interruption in chilled water service, but temperatures and pressures tend to vary as the direction of flow reverses in the distribution headers. Questions should be directed to Facilities Customer Relations at (609) 258-800
Dine on campus this summer in select retail or residential dining locations. For added convenience purchase Paw Points through the TigerCard Office and present your TigerCard to our cashier as payment. For a special treat join us for a Tuesday summer BBQ at the Woodrow WIlson Cafe. Summer dining locations,hours of operation and meal prices are available on the Dining Services Website.
Beginning Thursday, May 28th through Friday, June 5th, the University will be conducting a groundwater investigation. To support this work, two groundwater monitoring wells will be installed at the bend of the road along Mapleton across from the park entrance on the Millstone open grass area along the road. The work will be noisy while a drill rig is being used. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in this matter.
In recognition of Arbor Day, a group of representatives from the Washington Road Elms Preservation Trust, the West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance, the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, and Princeton University came together to plant a Princeton American elm.
The project that renewed Holder, Hamilton, and Madison Halls and Holder Memorial Tower was recognized with a Platinum Award in the 2008 Building Design & Construction Reconstruction Awards. The renovation was featured in Building Design & Construction magazine's October issue.
At Princeton, lighting technology is one of the many fronts of the University's Sustainability effort.
The Housing Department and the Office of Design and Construction will be conducting a survey of several units in buildings 8 through 14 of the Lawrence Apartments to determine if there are any leaks or water damage from the exterior of the building. The survey will take place beginning May 26th and continue throughout the summer. If you are a resident, please report any leaks or water damage found in your unit to your superintendent. Dave Young may be reached at youngd@
Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki, host of The Nature of Things and founder of The David Suzuki Foundation sat for an extended question and answer session on February 12, 2008 in the Forbes College Multipurpose Room.
Sherrerd Hall, one of the newest buildings to open on Princeton University’s campus, houses the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, a rapidly growing department of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The building was planned, designed, and built to support the sustainability mission of the University.
Princeton University Dining Services is the proud recipient of the 2009 Silver Plate Award. This prestigious award bestowed annually by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), pays tribute to excellence by recognizing the most outstanding and innovative talents in nine segments of foodservice operations. Princeton Dining Services was recognized in the category of Colleges and Universities.