Prepare for Temporary Power Outage at University Village
Power will be temporarily interrupted and/or turned off at the University Village this weekend while Southern California Edison performs necessary maintenance, upgrades and repairs in the area. The outage will last from 10 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday.
For questions, contact assistant director Lisa De La Cruz-Caldera at (909) 869-4159 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For immediate assistance, call the on-duty community advisor at (909) 762-8286.
The Village and Foundation staff have developed plans to ensure residentsí safety and security of the facilities.
- Portable lighting will be used throughout the Village to illuminate the grounds and parking areas.
- The on-duty resident/community advisor staff will conduct rounds of the entire community. Additional rounds will be added overnight.
- Village grounds will be inspected prior to the outage to ensure that all areas are free of debris.
- A few hours prior to the outage, the resident/community advisor staff will knock on doors of each apartment to drop off personal-size flashlights with batteries.
Village residents should be aware of the following:
- All apartments will be without air conditioning during the power outage. Residents are encouraged to find alternative housing.
- Candles are strictly prohibited.
- Residents should be extra vigilant while walking and driving around the Village community as some areas may be darker than others.
- Remember to close and lock all doors and windows before going to sleep or before leaving the apartment.
- Cell phones and laptops should be charged in advance.
- Perishables in the refrigerator should be eaten or disposed of if they might go bad. For more information about food safety, visit www.foodsafety.gov/blog/power_outages.html.
- Emergency contact information should be kept handy.