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Power restored at DU buildings

7 p.m. update – Power restored

Power was restored to the University of Denver Physics, Ammi Hyde and Business Services buildings at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Classes should resume normal schedules Tuesday, but students should check with their departments to confirm. The power outage was caused by a power surge from Xcel Energy on Sunday. Campus facility staff worked with electrical crews into the evening Monday to restore power.

3 p.m. update

Barring unforeseen circumstances, power should be restored to the Physics, Ammi Hyde and Business Services buildings on the University of Denver campus sometime tonight. The buildings have been without power since this morning due to a power surge from Xcel Energy Sunday evening. Fire alarm and phone systems continue to be operational during the power outage, but Internet connections are down. For safety and security reasons, the buildings will be locked at 5 p.m. Counseling psychology clinics at Ammi Hyde have been cancelled, but many classes there and at the Physics Building have been relocated. Students should call their departments for further information on class schedules. Check DU Today for updates.


A power outage on the south side of the University of Denver campus has led to the closure of the Physics Building, the Ammi Hyde Building and Business Services from 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, until further notice.

Students should check with their individual departments on the status of classes scheduled at these buildings. The power outage is believed to have been caused by a power surge that occurred Sunday. DU facilities staff is working with crews to make repairs. Students, faculty and staff should check DU Today for updates.

[Editor’s note: This story will be updated as new information becomes available. This story was last updated at 7 p.m.]

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