Tower will close for four hours this weekend

Schmon Tower will be closed from 12:01 to 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 3 as maintenance crews do some electrical work.

During recent preventative maintenance on the Schmon Tower’s electric systems, Facilities Management identified several electrical deficiencies. To fix these, crews must shut down the power to local areas in the tower. These areas include power supply to emergency, elevator and IT circuits.

Access to the building during the maintenance time will be granted on an emergency basis only. This is done through Campus Security at 905-688-5550 x3200. Temporary signage will be installed on exterior doors indicating that the building is closed. It will open as usual on April 3 at 6 a.m.

Any questions or concerns can be directed to Joanne Phelan, customer service co-ordinator, at x3717 or They can also be directed to Scott Johnstone, manager of electrical services at x3752 or

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