Passing of Hugh Masekela

2018-01-26 00:00:00

I wish to express my deep condolences regarding the passing of jazz legend and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. A groundbreaking trumpeter, singer, and social activist, Hugh Ramopolo Masekela was born on April 4, 1939, in the town of Witbank, South Africa. 

Physical Facilities Management: Scheduled Steam Plant Shutdown

Dear Howard University Community,
 
Howard University’s Physical Facilities Management (PFM) department will shut down the University’s Steam Plant at 8:30 p.m. tonight in order to continue repairs to its distribution infrastructure that sustained damage during the extreme cold the University experienced at the beginning of the year. 

Reopening of the Blackburn University Center

Dear Howard University Community:
 
Thanks to our diligent staff and the hard work of our facilities team members, all dining locations in the  Armour J. Blackburn University Center, including the newly renovated Blackburn Cafè, are open and operating normal business hours starting today.
 

The building hours for the Spring Semester are Sunday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
 
The hours of operations are as follows:

Physical Facilities Management: Scheduled Steam Plant Shutdown

Dear Howard University Community,
 
Howard University’s Physical Facilities Management (PFM) department will shut down the University’s Steam Plant at 10 p.m. tonight in order to perform repairs to its distribution infrastructure that sustained damage during the extreme cold the University experienced at the beginning of the year. 
 

Possible Government Shutdown

Dear Howard University Community,

Facilities Update

Dear Howard University Community,
 
I am writing to share insight on the state of our facilities and recovery efforts.
 

Statement on the Passing of Frankie Muse Freeman

2018-01-13 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,
 
I wish to express my deep condolences regarding the passing of iconic St. Louis civil rights leader, Frankie Muse Freeman. The longtime civil rights leader, lawyer, and activist passed Friday, January 12, 2018, at the age of 101.

Facilities Update

Dear Howard University Community,
 
Thank you for providing eyewitness reports to the facilities team during the first day of classes. They were helpful when expediting a response to your needs.
 
In some buildings, there were reports of heat reaching some floors or offices and not others. The issue is not building wide. If your office or classroom is experiencing loss of heat, please report through usual maintenance channels so that repairs can be scheduled.
 

Inclement Weather Alert

Dear Howard University Community,

Please read and save this information regarding procedures in the event of class and event cancellations and/or University closings due to weather or other circumstances pertinent to the health and safety of the campus community.
 
National Weather Service

Blackburn Center This Week

Dear Howard University Community,

While we work on repairs, Blackburn Center will be closed this week. All events scheduled in Blackburn for this week have been cancelled. Students are encouraged to dine at the Bethune Annex Dining Hall and other dining locations during this closure.

All dining locations, with the exception of the locations in Blackburn, will have normal operating hours this week. 

Bethune Annex Dining Hall: 7AM-9PM, Mon.-Fri.; Sat. & Sun.: 10:30AM-1:30 PM for Brunch and 4:00PM-7:00PM for Dinner.

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