After Thursday’s severe thunderstorm, a portion of the
Reynolda Campus remains without electricity. University officials are waiting on Duke Energy to restore electricity
to North Campus Apartments and nearby Byrum and Starling halls. Duke Energy has not yet indicated when power
will return to those buildings. Phone lines are down in the Admissions office, but tours, interviews and information sessions will continue as scheduled.
the campus lost power during the storm, but electricity was restored in the
early evening to all but the previously mentioned buildings. Efforts continue on campus today to clean up debris and
remove fallen trees and limbs. Tree
damage is responsible, in part, for the continuing power outage on the western
edge of campus.
Thursday night, the University moved those occupying North
Campus Apartments into Polo Residence Hall. Occupants include guests and University staff associated with summer
campus and conferences on campus.
Storm-related damage may be reported to Facilities and
Campus Services by calling 758-4255. Facilities staff members are aware of damage outdoors, but welcome calls
about damage, particularly inside buildings, that they may not have been
No one on campus was injured during the Thursday afternoon
storm. Two vehicles were damaged by
fallen trees or limbs.