Power Failure

Power Failure


Examples of utility failure that may occur are electrical outage, plumbing failure/flooding, natural gas leak, steam line break, ventilation problems and/or elevator failure.

Any calls or complaints concerning loss of or problems with electricity or gas should be immediately referred to Physical Plant during normal business hours at 873-596-3123. After normal business hours, Public Safety at 973-596-3111 who will contact Physical Plant personnel.

If there is potential danger to you or other occupants:

  • Call NJIT Public Safety at 9-1-1 for Emergencies or ext. 3111 or 973-596-3111 for all other assistance and information.
  • In a situation where a building needs to be evacuated, please proceed out of the building to areas directed by Public Safety Personnel.
  • Turn off equipment, machines and computers.
  • Assist disabled persons as needed.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • Stay at the designated evacuation area until the fire department or NJIT Public Safety Supervisor has given the “all clear” to re-enter the building.

If there is significant power outage, Public Safety dispatcher will contact the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and the Chief of Police/ Director of Public Safety, Environmental Health and Safety Department.

The Information Technologies Response Team may meet to determine actions to be taken with regard to computer operations and services.

In cases of prolonged or intense heat warnings due to weather conditions, the Executive Response Team will be altered and appropriate action will be taken to accommodate conditions on campus.



Updated 4.5.18