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Crane at Appalachian Dining Hall Nov. 30- Lot Y2 closed

A crane will be at Appalachian Dining Hall Monday morning, Nov. 30. Lot Y2 will be closed Monday morning as a result. The crane is needed to place equipment on the roof. Contact Russ Seidel with any questions at or 777-2898.

Elevator emergency call buttons/phones issue

Some campus elevators are experiencing problems with emergency call buttons and phones. If you need to report an elevator issue and find the elevator's communications do not work, please use your cell phone and call Physical Facilities Customer Service at 7-2226.

Electrical shutdown Nov. 30 affecting some buildings in the Hinman Community

There will be an electrical shutdown from 7 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30 affecting the following buildings in the Hinman Community:
-Hinman Dining Hall (the dining hall site will be powered by the emergency generator during this time)

The shutdown is needed as part of the Cleveland Hall renovation. Punch list work will be continuing in Cleveland until mid Dec. Contact Jennifer Bourassa with any questions at or 777-5047.

Technology Hub electrical shutdown Dec. 19

There will be an electrical shutdown affecting only the Technology Hub from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 19. The shutdown is needed for the data center project. Contact project coordinator Mike Carruth with any questions at

Temporary changes to snow removal procedure

For the winter of 2020-2021 the Binghamton University grounds department is modifying snow removal procedures in an effort to reduce the amount of overtime hours needed. We have identified parking lots, roadways, and sidewalks that do not affect access to buildings. These will be cordoned off accordingly from public access. From Nov. 30, 2020 to Feb. 3, 2021 the following, dependent on the severity of each storm, will not be an immediate priority and will be cleared of snow only during regularly scheduled working hours.

-Connector Road
-East Gym Ramp
-Sidewalk below Lot S2 & S3
-G1 perimeter sidewalk
Parking Lots
-Lot F3
-Lot G1
-Lot M3
-Lot S2
-Lot W (upper portion only)
-Lot Y5
-Lot Y4

Campus Mail Services package delays/no outgoing mail

Campus Mail Services is currently processing student packages manually by hand. This will result in a 1-2 day delay from when students receive notification from the shipper. At this time, no email notifications are able to be sent by CMS. Students are able to inquire at the package pick-up window about their packages. Clerks will assist to deliver what has been processed. In addition, CMS is unable to process outgoing mail at this time until affected servers are restored. We ask for your patience and thank you for your understanding.

Project to begin Oct. 12 in Biotechnology Building suite 1200

A project that will create a new layout and offices in the Biotechnology Building suite 1200 area will begin Monday, Oct. 12. The project will take about two months to complete. The first two weeks of work involve demolition of walls and there will be noise associated with this work. A dumpster will be located on the east side of the building for debris. Note that corridors in the area will be used to move materials. The contractor will generally be working 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact project coordinator Anthony Citriniti with any questions at or 777-6015.

Hinman Community elevators

The notification system for Hinman Community elevators is older technology. A person who uses the call button may have to wait longer than expected while the car services another floor. Please allow ample time before calling for emergency service if the complaint is due to delayed response by the Hinman elevators. Contact Physical Facilities Customer Service at 777-2226 with any questions.

Campus Mail Services temporarily suspends retail service

Effective Wednesday, August 19, Campus Mail Services will be suspending retail services on a temporary basis. The personal postage window will be utilized as a secondary package pick-up window to accommodate the high volume of incoming student packages and to maintain social distancing guidelines. Package pick-up window hours for both windows will be 11 a.m. to 4:50 p.m., Monday through Friday until further notice. Windows are closed weekends and holidays. Hours are subject to change with little to no warning. Package pick-up is located at B60 and B61(secondary window) in the University Union basement under the Marketplace.
For additional information please email or call 607-777-2403.


Last Updated: 11/25/20