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Information on closures, class schedules and more for the campus community during PG&E's power shutdown. Please check this page frequently for updates.

Updates

  • Oct 31 2019 - 10:34am

    The following is a letter from Vice Provost Oling-Sisay to HSU faculty about some important impacts of the power shutdown on the academic programs.

    Dear Faculty Colleagues,

  • Oct 30 2019 - 5:03pm

    During the power shutdown, the campus was closed and employees were only working if directed to by their appropriate administrator. 

    The University has many different employee classifications and collective bargaining agreements. Please see below for general information about pay status, and check with your supervisor, Human Resources, or Academic Personnel Services if you have specific questions.

     

    Student Employees

  • Oct 30 2019 - 3:46pm

    HSU’s campus has reopened as of Wednesday afternoon, and classes will resume on Thursday, Oct. 31.

    Medical and Counseling Services have resumed regular hours in the Student Health and Counseling Center. 

    Please note that some campus services may return slowly. For example, Windows Cafe will re-open Monday, Nov. 4. Access to some portions of buildings and campus spaces may not be immediately available as expected. 

  • Oct 29 2019 - 6:09pm

    HSU has been informed that there is no longer a power shutdown for our area tonight or the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 30. 

    Campus will reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. Employees should report to work at that time.

    Classes are now scheduled to resume Thursday, Oct. 31. 

    This schedule will allow for an orderly reopening of facilities. It will also allow instructors time to prepare for classes and labs.

  • Oct 29 2019 - 5:33pm

    HSU has been informed that there is no longer a power shutdown for our area tonight or the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 30. Classes are now scheduled to resume Thursday, Oct. 31. 

    We will provide more details as soon as we have more information. For HSU updates, please check humboldt.edu, 707-826-INFO, your HSU email, and HSU Notification texts.

  • Oct 29 2019 - 1:10pm

    With another county-wide power shutdown expected later today, CLASSES ARE CANCELED through the end of the day Wednesday, Oct. 30. 

    Campus power is temporarily restored, but HSU campus remains CLOSED. PG&E expects another shutdown later today due to predicted weather conditions in nearby counties.

    **Please be aware that any timeline HSU can provide will be an estimate only and could change, depending on a variety of factors including weather and PG&E operational needs.**

  • Oct 29 2019 - 10:27am

    The HSU campus remains CLOSED and classes are CANCELED on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Campus power is temporarily restored, but PG&E expects another shutdown later today due to predicted weather conditions in nearby counties.

    A limited number of student services will be restored while power is on. Priorities include housing and dining areas, the Student Recreation Center (open as of 11 a.m.), and portions of Nelson Hall East. Counseling services will continue to be offered at the J.

  • Oct 28 2019 - 2:55pm

    Power has been restored on campus. However, campus remains CLOSED and classes are CANCELED at least through the end of the day Tuesday, Oct. 29. There are NO exceptions.

    PG&E has indicated that another county-wide power shutdown is probable the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 29 due to predicted weather conditions in nearby counties.

    **Please be aware this timeline is an estimate only and could change, depending on a variety of factors including weather and PG&E operational needs.**

  • Oct 27 2019 - 3:36pm

    Another county-wide power shutdown is likely for Tuesday, Oct. 29, as early as 6 a.m., due to the potential for high winds in the forecast.

    As a result, campus will remain closed and classes will be canceled through the end of the day Tuesday, Oct. 29. There are NO exceptions.

    PG&E announced the current wind event has passed and that power lines are currently being inspected. Power may be restored for campus sometime Monday, Oct. 28. However, with another wind event predicted for Tuesday, PG&E is expected to cut power again Tuesday morning.

  • Oct 26 2019 - 11:04pm

    PG&E has shut down power throughout Humboldt County. The outage is anticipated to last until Monday, Oct. 28. 

    The campus is currently CLOSED and CLASSES and all scheduled activities are CANCELED through the end of the day Monday, Oct. 28. There are NO exceptions.

  • Oct 26 2019 - 2:00pm

    PG&E is likely to shut down power throughout Humboldt County as early as 4 p.m. today, October 26. The outage is anticipated to last until Monday, Oct. 28. 

    As a result, the CAMPUS IS CLOSED and CLASSES and all scheduled activities are CANCELED through the end of the day Monday, Oct. 28. There are NO exceptions. Check humboldt.edu on Monday, Oct. 28 to find out about classes and closures for Tuesday, Oct. 29.

    Click the link below for more details about the campus closure and available resources.

  • Oct 25 2019 - 1:55pm

    PG&E is likely to shut down power throughout Humboldt County as early as noon on Saturday, Oct. 26. The outage may last until Monday, Oct. 28. 

    As a result, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26 campus will be closed. Classes and all scheduled activities will be canceled through the end of the day Monday, Oct. 28. There are NO exceptions.

    Check humboldt.edu on Monday, Oct. 28 to find out about classes and closures for Tuesday, Oct. 29.

    Click the link below for more details about the campus closure and available resources.

  • Oct 24 2019 - 3:13pm

    PG&E has indicated there may be another power shutdown for Humboldt County, as early as Saturday, to reduce the risk of wildfires.

    PG&E has not provided specifics on when the outage would begin and how long it would last; however, the University is currently preparing for the possibility of a shutdown. 

Resources & Services

Details on dining, housing and resources/services available during the shutdown for the campus community. Updates will be posted as soon as more information is available.

FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF
(Updated 10/28)

FOR STUDENTS WHO LIVE ON- AND OFF-CAMPUS
(Updated 10/29)

FOR FACULTY AND STAFF
(Updated 10/26)

FOR FACULTY
(Updated 10/26)

Related Links

PG&E: Information on the shutdown and outage map.

CalTrans: Updated road conditions and traffic.

North Coast Journal: Grocery stores open during shutdown.

Ready.gov: Stay safe during an outage.

HSU Updates

Please check humboldt.edu, poweroutage.humboldt.edu, 707-826-INFO, your HSU email, and HSU Notification texts for updates.