NOTL Campus to close June 28-July 2 for major electrical upgrade

To accommodate a major electrical upgrade at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, a complete power shut down will occur at the main campus building and the Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI) building from 6 pm on June 28 through July 2. During this time, there will be no access to the main campus building or the CFWI building, and all classes and activities will be cancelled.

Operations in Welland are unaffected by this closure, and the campus will be on a regular break week schedule.

The work has been scheduled during a break week and in the lead-up to a long weekend to minimize disruption (Friday, June 30 is a statutory holiday). However, the closure will include Thursday, June 29, which is a regular work day. Individual managers at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus have made alternative arrangements for their teams who are scheduled to work on that day. If you work at Niagara-on-the-Lake and have questions regarding your arrangements for June 29, please speak to your immediate supervisor.

The Niagara College Teaching Winery, Teaching Brewery and the Niagara College Greenhouse will remain open to the public during this closure. The student residence will also remain open during the closure, as will the Niagara College offices at the Niagara Corporate Business Centre. Note that most campus parking lots and walkways will not be lit during this time. Campus security will perform regular patrols throughout the closure, and can be contacted via the Security Control Centre at ext. 6999.

On-site FMS contacts during the closure are Danielle Piluso (905-933-4799) and Graham Shanks (905-933-8336).

The electrical upgrade is part of the $65 million campus redevelopment project at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses that is modernizing learning environments and enhancing our students’ experience. Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding as we complete these major construction projects. Learn more at

If you have questions regarding the power shutdown please contact Ralph Scholz, director, Facilities Management Services at

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