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Power outage 2014 updates

Jan. 9, 2014

Updated: Jan. 10, 3:30 p.m.

Memorial will resume all normal operations, including research and teaching labs, effective Monday, Jan. 13. However, the university has been asked to continue energy conservation measures and as such will continue to operate with reduced heating and lighting wherever possible. Please remember to do your part by turning off unnecessary lights, turning back heat and shutting off equipment when not in use.

Updated: Jan. 9, 4 p.m.

Memorial's Core Research Equipment & Instrument Training (CREAIT) Network will keep equipment powered down until the week of Jan. 13 to conserve energy and to allow time to gain further confidence in a stable power supply and avoid damage to instrumentation sensitive to unplanned power outages.

Updated: Jan. 9, 11:05 a.m.

The Queen Elizabeth Library is open and in energy conservation mode.

Updated: Jan. 9, 10:35 a.m.

Winter semester date changes

In order to accommodate the loss of three instructional days at the start of winter semester (Jan. 6-8 inclusive), the following changes to the winter semester are being instituted:

  • On Thursday, Feb. 20, lectures will follow the Tuesday schedule 
  • On Friday, Feb. 21, lectures will follow the Monday schedule 
  • On Wednesday, Feb. 19 (the last day of midterm break), evening classes will go ahead, following the Wednesday schedule.

In the event that further teaching time is lost, additional adjustments to the semester may be required. 

For new dates on the academic calendar, see