Power outage hits UConn Storrs campus; Some classes canceled

STORRS  — A power outage hit the University of Connecticut campus Wednesday afternoon.

According to the school, “An electrical issue has resulted in power outages in multiple locations on Storrs campus. Several buildings and traffic control signals may be affected for Wednesday afternoon. Drivers and pedestrians are reminded to use caution. Check http://alert.uconn.edu  for updates.”

Some classes have been canceled in the wake of the outage.

“Due to electrical outages, classes in certain buildings starting at 3:35 p.m. and later on Wednesday, Dec. 5, are canceled. Non-essential employees in those buildings are dismissed at that time. Classes will occur as scheduled in buildings with power. Classes are canceled in the following buildings:

  • Oak
  • Manchester
  • Bousfield Psychology Building
  • Arjona
  • Budds
  • Gulley
  • Hawley
  • Monteith
  • Family Studies