University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Nov. 23: Impact of Bolton Hall Electrical Outage on Campus IT Services

There will be an electrical outage in Bolton Hall on Friday, Nov. 23 from 6-10 a.m. to repair a transformer in the building substation. This will affect campus IT services provided from Bolton Hall.

In order to ensure adequate time to re-establish connectivity, the following IT services will be closed during the outage and will open at noon:

Campus Switchboard - phone tree menu available; operators on duty at noon; emergencies should be directed to the UWM Police Dept. at 414-229-9911; directory information available online at

UWM Help Desk - open at noon; during outage, customers are advised to use the online form at Consultants will respond to these inquiries when the UWM Help Desk opens

Classroom Services - open at noon; during outage, faculty are advised to email if help needed

Desktop Support - no service available until noon

Wired network and UWM WiFi in Bolton Hall ONLY - connectivity anticipated to be restored by noon

If you have questions about this outage, contact the UWM Help Desk at 414-229-4040 or toll-free at 877-381-3459.

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