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Move In Update

Risley Hall power outage

Risley

Posted Monday, March 20, 2017

Due to a planned power outage in Risley Hall from Friday, April 28 through until Monday, May 1, Summer Residence move-in times will be delayed.

For students currently living in Risley Hall and moving directly into Summer Residence

  • Arrangements will be made for you to temporarily relocate to an alternative residence.
  • You will receive your temporary room assignment by 4:30pm on Thursday, April 27.
  • You must be checked into your temporary residence room by 4:30pm on Friday, April 28.
  • You will not be able to access your Risley Hall room between Friday, April 28 at 4:30pm through until Monday, May 1 at 4:30pm due to safety and security concerns.
  • Please ensure that you pack all necessary personal items required during that time.
  • Linen will be provided to you for your temporary residence room. 
  • Note: Because you will be remaining in residence past your last exam, you need to complete a residence exam extension request on the Residence Allication Hub page (available via DalOnline. Choose Web for Students, then Residence Application, then select Request for the 2016/17 year).

For students currently living in Dalhousie residence (other than Risley Hall) and moving directly into Summer Residence

  • Your move into your Summer Residence room will be delayed, with the earliest moves occurring on Tuesday, May 2 and continuing into that week.
  • During this delay, you will likely remain in your current residence room.
  • Should you be required to move into a temporary Summer Residence room, you will receive notification no later than 4:30pm on Thursday, April 27.
  • Note: Because you will be remaining in residence past your last exam, you need to complete a residence exam extension request on the Residence Allication Hub page (available via DalOnline. Choose Web for Students, then Residence Application, then select Request for the 2016/17 year).

For students not currently living in Dalhousie residence and planning to arrive on April 30 for the spring term

  • Your move into your Summer Residence room will be delayed, with the earliest moves occurring on Tuesday, May 2 and continuing into that week.
  • You will be provided with a temporary Summer Residence room elsewhere on campus.
  • You will receive your temporary room assignment by 4:30pm on Thursday, April 27.
  • You will be able to check-in to your temporary room on Sunday, April 30 any time after 3pm.

For students not currently living in residence and planning to move in at any time after May 2

  • This planned power outage will not affect your selected move-in day.


This planned power outage is necessary to perform required electrical maintenance within the building to ensure reliability and operation as per electrical code requirements. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this outage may cause, and will take all necessary steps to mitigate any inconvenience.

Questions?

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 902.494.8840 or stay@dal.ca.