UBIT Alerts

UBIT Alerts inform the University at Buffalo community about information technology (IT) service outages and scheduled maintenance.

WHAT: Capen and Talbert Hall Network and Telephones Unavailable During Maintenance - Tuesday, 8/4/2020, 10:00 p.m. - Wednesday, 8/5/2020, 6:00 a.m. EDT

WHAT: Capen and Talbert Hall Network and Telephones Unavailable During Maintenance

WHEN: Tuesday, 8/4/2020, 10:00 p.m. - Wednesday, 8/5/2020, 6:00 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Capen and Talbert Hall

Building Occupants of Capen and Talbert Hall

DESCRIPTION OF IMPACT: Total Building Outage-This will affect mostly heating loads and various MCC loads within Capen and Talbert.

SCHEDULED DATE: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 until Wednesday August 5th,2020
SCHEDULED TIME: 10:00 pm - 6:00 am
REASON: This shutdown is necessary for the installation of components and conductors required for the OWC project.

We regret any inconvenience this interruption may cause. Should a situation exist where this would seriously restrict your ability to conduct business, please call one of the contacts listed below to discuss other options.

PRIMARY CONTACT: Mitchell Kish
TITLE: Electrician
PHONE: 716-517-1139

SECONDARY CONTACT: John Einhiple
TITLE: Electrician
PHONE: 716-697-2156

Please notify all units and/or departments in your building or area that will be affected by this shutdown. For electrical shutdowns, be sure that all computer terminals in your area are turned off before the scheduled time to avoid problems.
For further information or questions about this shutdown, please call one of the contact persons listed above.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Communication connectivity in the listed buildings will be Total Building Outage while technical staff perform planned maintenance.

The following service(s) will be affected:


- Verizon-Provided Telephony Services (Analog/ISDN/Circuit)

- VoIP Telephony (Campus Telephones)

- Wired Network Connections

- Wi-Fi Network Connection
--- UB Secure
--- eduroam
--- UB Connect

Should a situation exist where this disruption may seriously restrict your ability to conduct university business, please contact us immediately so that we can reschedule this work.
Effective: 08/04/2020 Expires: 08/07/2020 Posted: 2020-07-31