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WPI is nearing completion of an ongoing project to replace and upgrade the Main Campus Electrical Service, in partnership with National Grid.

For the final phase of the project, a full-day campus power shutdown will take place on Saturday, July 17, 2021.  The electrical shutdown will begin at 7:00 am, with power projected to be restored by 5:00 pm. The shutdown will impact all WPI campus buildings inside of Salisbury Street, Boynton Street, Institute Road, & Park Avenue, with the exception of the Sports & Recreation Center and the Park Avenue garage. 

Affected buildings are:

  • Alden Memorial
  • Atwater Kent
  • Bartlett Center
  • Boynton Hall
  • Innovation Center
  • Fuller Labs
  • Goddard Hall
  • Gordon Library
  • Harrington Auditorium
  • Higgins House
  • Higgins Labs
  • Kaven Hall
  • Olin Hall
  • Power House
  • Project Center
  • Rubin Campus Center
  • Salisbury Labs
  • Skull Tomb
  • Stratton Hall
  • Washburn Shops

Residential buildings impacted are Daniels Hall, Messenger Hall, Morgan Hall, and Sanford Riley Hall.

Please contact Facilities at x 5500 with any questions.