This Thursday night between the hours of 10:00pm – 6:00am there will be a scheduled power outage at the Santa Catalina residence hall while construction crews to tie into the new 12KV campus power supply. During the outage the emergency generator will provide power for one elevator per tower, e-keys for access control, fire alarm systems, and select lighting in common spaces and stairwells. Lead staff and RAs have been distributing light sticks for residents and there will be charging stations on the 2nd and 3rd floor lobby of both Towers, so please do not burn candles. For any residents that do not want to stay in Santa Catalina during this power outage, Conference Services has offered free rooms for one (1) night in the Student Hotel at Santa Rosa. Please contact Conference Services at 805-893-3072 or fill out the form at https://meet.housing.ucsb.edu/studenthotel2014 with “Santa Catalina Power Outage” in the “Housing Need Explanation” field if you would like to relocate for the night.
We appreciate your patience and understanding during this utility upgrade for the Santa Catalina complex, and feel free to contact the Operations Service Center at 805-893-3312 with any questions or concerns. Thank you!