PLU Community Safety Information – Power Outage

Alert Type: Information

Start Time: Nov 4, 2022 @ 10:24pm

End Time: Nov 4, 2022 @ 11:50pm

PLU is experiencing a partial campus power outage. Currently, it appears to be affecting Tingelstad, Pflueger, and South Residence Halls, as well as the Columbia Center. We are working with the Parkland Light & Water utility company, and the campus engineer is on site coordinating a solution. Currently, we do not have an ETA on when power will be restored. Updates to follow.


  • Nov 4, 2022 @ 10:28pm - Parkland Light & Water responding
    Parkland Light & Water is still coordinating a response as there are numerous neighborhood outages, likely related to strong winds. Residential Life and Campus Safety are on scene to assist people affected by the ongoing outage. More updates to follow with an ETA on power restoration.
  • Nov 4, 2022 @ 10:46pm - Parkland Light & Water ETA
    The campus engineer reports that Parkland Light & Water is contacting a team of specialists who will be arriving in the area within the next 45 minutes. Once they have arrived and are able to identify the problem, we will be able to get an estimated time until power is restored.
  • Nov 4, 2022 @ 11:27pm - Parkland Light & Water on site
    Employees from Parkland Light & Water are on campus working with Facilities Management to restore power. Parkland Light & Water is also currently without power, so there are delays in accessing their equipment. More updates to follow.
  • Nov 4, 2022 @ 11:50pm - Power Fully Restored
    Facilities Management and Parkland Light & Water employees were able to restore power to campus. No further issues have been reported.