Building power disruptions

Monthly generator testing notices

Facilities Maintenance Services conducts the required monthly test of the emergency generator(s) in the buildings listed below.

  • Buildings may experience a loss of power during the testing.
  • As a precaution, turn off all computers and all other sensitive equipment prior to the testing time.

Building shutdown schedule
Building name Day Time
Anderson Health Science First Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Center for Molecular Medicine First Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Howard Medical Sciences First Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Manville Medical Sciences First Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Nellor Biomedical Sciences First Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Valley Road Greenhouse Complex First Monday each month 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building First Tuesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
University Arts Building First Wednesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Lawlor Events Center First Thursday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Motor Pool First Friday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Palmer Engineering Second Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
William N. Pennington Engineering Building Second Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Valley Road Greenhouse Complex Second Monday each month 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Nevada State Health Laboratory Second Thursday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Applied Research Facility Second Friday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Third Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Valley Road Greenhouse Complex Third Monday each month 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center Third Tuesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Chemistry Building Third Wednesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Leifson Physics Third Wednesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center Third Thursday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Davidson Math and Science Center Third Friday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Sarah H. Fleischmann Building Fourth Monday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Valley Road Greenhouse Complex Fourth Monday each month 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Peavine Hall Fourth Tuesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Canada Hall Fourth Wednesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Nevada Living Learning Community Fourth Wednesday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Great Basin Hall Fourth Thursday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Stead Campus Terawatt Building Fourth Friday each month 7:15 – 7:45 a.m.

Holiday schedule observed

Monthly test of the emergency generator(s) in buildings falling on a holiday will be canceled and resumed the following month.

Holiday schedule
Date Holiday
January 1 New Year's Eve
Third Monday in January Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Third Monday in February President's Day
Last Monday in May Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
First Monday in September Labor Day
Last Friday in October Nevada Day
November 11 Veteran's Day
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day
Fourth Friday in November Family Day
December 25 Christmas Day

Department contact information

For more information, please contact Joe Pelletti, Director, Utilities Services, at woadmin@lists.unr.edu (subject: monthly generator testing notices). To report a facilities emergency, call (775) 784-8020.