Archived Safety Notices

These Safety Notices have expired, and are presented here for historical reasons only.

Planned phone system outage on Oct. 19

October 7th, 2020

Brandon University is upgrading our phone and voicemail system on campus. Both our Winnipeg Campus and our Brandon Campus will be getting these upgrades. This will require a complete outage of phone services for a full day at each campus. You will not be able to make or receive phone calls to or from Brandon University. What if […]

Parking lot painting today

September 30th, 2020

BU is completing parking lot line painting in Clark Hall today. There will be reduced parking available. Signage is posted. Work will be all complete as of this afternoon.

Annual fire alarm testing — check your building schedule

July 7th, 2020

The annual fire alarm inspections for all campus buildings has begun. Bison Fire Protection is on campus testing the fire alarm systems. They will be into all rooms, storage areas, etc to check systems. There will be intermittent short bursts of the fire alarms throughout the day. There will be a final entire building alarm, […]

Power Shut down to Campus June 2, 2020

May 29th, 2020

Please be advised there will be a power shutdown at 12:00 pm to approximately 1:00 pm on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  There will be no power to computers, and lighting will be on emergency lighting only. This is for the inspection to main Site Services switch gear. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. […]

Power restored to campus — computer access may be affected

May 7th, 2020

The Brandon University campus was affected by a large-scale power outage on Thursday afternoon, May 7, that lasted roughly 30 minutes. Emergency generators kicked in, and power now appears to be restored to campus. If you were accessing your on-campus office computer remotely (for example through Remote Desktop), it may be powered off now after […]

BU Campus CLOSED — no access to public or students

March 27th, 2020

We continue to take precautions that will keep our community safe during this pandemic, and we have mostly CLOSED the BU campus. There is no public or student access. Employees are strongly urged to work from home. Student keycards have been turned off. If you need access to campus facilities to complete your studies, please […]

Campus closed as of Friday noon

March 25th, 2020

We continue to take precautions that will keep our community safe and will CLOSE the BU campus to the public and students at noon on Friday, March 27. Student keycards will be turned off. If you need access to campus facilities to complete your studies, please make arrangements with your dean. Employee key fob access […]

Residence move-out accelerated to Sunday, March 22

March 18th, 2020

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and for the safety of our entire community, Brandon University requires all students who are able to move out of residences by Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. Arrange Your Move Out

Power shutdown 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 19.

December 18th, 2019

Please be advised that there will be a power shutdown at 4:30 pm to approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 19.   This is for repairs of the 5 KV underground lines, in conjunction with Oakpower, contractor on site. We expect the shutdown to be from approximately 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm and affect the following […]

No Parking along 20th Street and by retaining wall on north side of McMaster Nov 14 to Nov 20

November 7th, 2019

Effective Thursday, November 14 to approximately Wednesday, November 20, there will be No Parking: along 20th Street from Louise Avenue to the north entrance of QEII parking lot.   Signs will be posted.  You can still access entrances to Parking Lots 1 and 4. there will be no parking along retaining wall on north side of […]

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