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2021 Annual AlertSU Test Message

October 28, 2021 12:06 pm
This is a test of the Stanford AlertSU system. If there were a real emergency, this message would contain information about the event and any necessary protective actions. Please participate by acknowledging this message. Visit the AlertSU FAQ webpage for more information: https://police.stanford.edu/alert/alertsu-faq.html

CORRECTION: Inadvertent posting

August 20, 2021 12:16 pm
ALERTSU: A test message was inadvertently posted around noon regarding air quality on campus. Please disregard.

2020 Annual AlertSU Test Message

October 29, 2020 12:06 pm
This is a test of the Stanford AlertSU system. If there were a real emergency, this message would contain information about the event and any necessary protective actions. Please participate by acknowledging the email message. Please visit our website at https://police.stanford.edu/alert/alertsu-faq.html

Wildfire smoke: Take precautions; Dish closed

August 19, 2020 10:08 am
AlertSU: Wildfire smoke in Stanford area. Take precautions; Dish closed. More at emergency.stanford.edu.

Update on potential for rotating power outages

August 17, 2020 2:33 pm
AlertSU: Rotating power outages possible in California. Please take precautions and conserve energy. More at emergency.stanford.edu.

High heat and California power grid strain

August 16, 2020 3:00 pm
High temperatures are expected to continue this week in Northern California. The National Weather Service has an Extended Heat Warning in place for the Bay Area through at least Wednesday. Stanford expects to have sufficient chilled water capacity for campus cooling needs during the coming week. No chilled water curtailment is expected at this time.… Read more High heat and California power grid strain

Fire at the Stanford DISH area - UPDATE

May 1, 2020 7:03 pm
UPDATE – 5/01/2020 6:55 pm, the fire in the Stanford DISH area has been extinguished, fire crews will remain on scene. Road closures have been lifted.

Fire at the Stanford DISH area

May 1, 2020 3:06 pm
ALERTSU: 5/01/2020, Fire in the center of the Stanford DISH area at 2:50 pm. First responders are on scene. Traffic will be shut down on Junipero Serra between Campus Drive East and Campus Drive West. At this time there is no threat to residents. Stay away from the area. Updates when available at https://police.stanford.edu/alert

Email issue resolved

April 14, 2020 12:33 pm
Stanford email issues have been resolved. Incoming and outgoing emails are flowing normally.

Siginficant email delays

April 14, 2020 11:14 am
Stanford is currently experiencing significant delays with inbound/outbound email. There is no ETA on restoration at this time. For updates, visit uit.stanford.edu.

Gas Leak Escondido Village / McFarland - UPDATE

March 11, 2020 3:36 pm
Gas Leak at Mcfarland Highrise and the construction site has been capped, there is no longer a hazard to the community.

Gas Leak Escondido Village / McFarland

March 11, 2020 1:38 pm
ALERTSU: 3/11/2020, There is a gas leak in the construction area near McFarland Highrise. McFarland Highrise and the construction site is being evacuated. All streets are currently open. PG&E has been notified and will be responding. Stay away from the area. Updates when available at https://police.stanford.edu/alert or http://emergency.stanford.edu/.

Several buildings to lose power for 30 minutes at 3:30

October 16, 2019 1:33 pm
AlertSU: Several buildings to lose power for 30 minutes at 3:30 today. See https://emergency.stanford.edu.

Power update

October 16, 2019 9:56 am
Technicians are working to restore power to affected buildings on the east side of the main Stanford campus. The affected student residences, along with most of the other buildings affected by the power outage, should see power begin to be restored after 12 noon today. Power will come back online in stages. LBRE reports that… Read more Power update

Update on power on east side of campus

October 16, 2019 8:05 am
Technicians have identified a fault believed to be the cause of the power outage affecting some buildings on the east side of the main Stanford campus. Electricians will be working to isolate it and then begin the process of re-energizing the line. It is estimated that fully restoring power in the area could take up… Read more Update on power on east side of campus

Update: Power outage on part of east campus

October 16, 2019 12:26 am
Crews are continuing to investigate a power outage that has affected some student residences and other buildings on the eastern side of the main Stanford campus. The estimated time of the outage is up to 7 hours, depending upon how quickly the source of the problem is identified and resolved. Some buildings in the affected… Read more Update: Power outage on part of east campus

Power outage on part of east campus

October 15, 2019 10:30 pm
AlertSU: Power outage on part of east campus. See https://emergency.stanford.edu for information.

Community Alert

October 3, 2019 4:51 pm
A Stanford AlertSU community alert has been posted at https://police.stanford.edu/alert

Chilled water curtailment ending

September 2, 2019 8:44 am
The current Stage 1 curtailment will end this morning, Monday, Sept. 2. Campus buildings will return to chilled water service by this afternoon. We expect this will be the final notification for this curtailment event.

Stage 1 Cooling Curtailment

September 1, 2019 8:29 am
Due to multiple warmer than normal nights with high humidity and forecast high temperatures, Stanford is implementing Stage 1 Chilled Water Curtailment starting immediately. Under Stage 1, cooling is reduced in many offices and other parts of the campus not involved in medical, research, data processing and other facilities. Temperatures in occupied spaces are allowed… Read more Stage 1 Cooling Curtailment

Chilled water curtailment ending

August 25, 2019 5:19 pm
AlertSU: Chilled water curtailment on main Stanford campus ending Monday morning. Information at https://emergency.stanford.edu.

Cooling curtailment remains at Stages 1-2

August 23, 2019 1:59 pm
Stage 1 and Stage 2 chilled water curtailment will continue on the main Stanford campus through the weekend. We will continue to monitor campus loads and weather forecasts. This will be the final update until Monday unless circumstances change. Please continue to consult the Chilled Water Curtailment Guide for additional information. Updates will be provided… Read more Cooling curtailment remains at Stages 1-2

Stage 3-4 curtailment ending

August 23, 2019 7:55 am
AlertSU: Stage 3-4 curtailment ending on main Stanford campus; Stage 1-2 continues. Information at https://emergency.stanford.edu

Stage 4 cooling curtailment continues

August 22, 2019 3:36 pm
AlertSU: Main Stanford campus remaining at Stage 4 cooling curtailment. Information at https://emergency.stanford.edu.

More Information on Chilled Water Curtailment

August 22, 2019 9:56 am
Stanford is continuing to implement Stage 1 through 4 Chilled Water Curtailment on the main Stanford campus this morning. Here is more information about the situation: CONDITIONS: Warm and very humid overnight conditions resulted in very large loads being pulled through the campus cooling system. The resulting reduction in our chilled water supply, combined with… Read more More Information on Chilled Water Curtailment

Chilled Water Curtailment Stages 1-4 Today

August 22, 2019 7:41 am
Due to warm and very humid overnight conditions, forecast high temperatures and very high humidity today, and currently low chilled water thermal storage tank levels, Stanford needs to implement Stage 1 through 4 Chilled Water Curtailment starting immediately. Take immediate actions necessary to protect sensitive equipment. Please reference the below Chilled Water Curtailment Guide for impacted… Read more Chilled Water Curtailment Stages 1-4 Today

Cooling curtailment ended on main campus

August 16, 2019 3:50 pm
Cooling curtailment for all stages is now ended. Operations will return to normal over the next few hours.

Cooling curtailment easing on main campus

August 16, 2019 10:06 am
Cooling curtailment began easing on the main campus this morning, Friday, August 16, with cooling being restored incrementally in buildings covered under Stage 4 through 11 a.m. During that period conditions of the chilled water system will be monitored, as will actual versus predicted temperatures. Stage 3 remains in place while cooling is restored in… Read more Cooling curtailment easing on main campus

Extreme heat: Curtailment update

August 15, 2019 4:35 pm
A Stage 4 Chilled Water Curtailment is being maintained on the main campus through at least tomorrow, Friday, morning. At Stage 4 curtailment, in addition to previous impacts already noted, temperatures in the research, data processing or communications spaces are allowed to exceed specifications and the water used to cool equipment in those spaces will… Read more Extreme heat: Curtailment update

Extreme Heat: Continued curtailment

August 15, 2019 2:01 pm
A Stage 4 Chilled Water Curtailment has been implemented on the main campus this afternoon. Current temperatures are 4 degrees higher than yesterday’s record temps and about 8 degrees hotter than this morning’s forecast. We expect that temperatures will increase over the next few hours. At Stage 4 curtailment, in addition to previous impacts already… Read more Extreme Heat: Continued curtailment