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Caltrans Kellogg Closure

Caltrans will close the westbound San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) off-ramp at Kellogg Drive for 10 days later in the summer. 

 

This is part of the Caltrans High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Project that will add an HOV lane to I-10, helping to alleviate traffic congestion.

 

The I-10 westbound on-ramp at Kellogg Drive is in the midst of a 90-day closure and is scheduled to re-open in early August.

 

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Caltrans will be closing the westbound San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) on-ramp at Kellogg Drive starting on Tuesday, May 7. The closure is scheduled to last 90 days.

 

This is part of the Caltrans High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Project that will add an HOV lane to I-10, helping to alleviate traffic congestion.

 

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Newsbreak

Update on disruption: Power to the Bronco Bookstore (Building 66) and offices inside the building will be shut off starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 22. Electricity is expected to be restored by 8 a.m.

Reason for disruption: To allow contractor crews to finalize repairs and reconnect the building to the university’s power grid.

How does this affect me? Power for lights, computers and other equipment will not be available until the building is reconnected to the electrical system. 

What do I need to do? Be prepared for potential interruptions to work routines. Please share this information with others in the building who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service at Ext. 3030.

Summary of disruption: Fire alarm testing overseen by the California State Fire Marshal is scheduled in the CLA complex (Building 98) on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20. Testing will occur each day from approximately 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speakers and strobe lights will be activated during testing. Intermittent interruptions to elevator and air-conditioning service may occur. Evacuations are not required during testing.

Reason for disruption: To test the upgraded fire alarm system.

How does this affect me? The air-conditioning system and elevators may be shut down intermittently. Loud speakers and flashing strobe lights may disturb building occupants.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others in the building who may have not received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Chi Kwan Fong, project manager, at Ext. 4062.

Summary of disruption: The breezeway at the Student Services Building (Building 121) and University Drive leading to the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies (Building 210) will experience temporary interruptions for the filming of a video on Thursday, July 18. Traffic control officers will direct pedestrians and drivers at the filming locations.

Filming is scheduled from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. on University Drive leading to the Lyle Center.  

A crew will film at the breezeway of the SSB from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

Reason for disruption: To allow campus crews to film a video.

How does this affect me? Traffic control officers will direct drivers and pedestrians at the filming locations. Access to the buildings may be impeded. Use detours as needed.  

What do I need to do? Exercise caution when approaching the filming sites and use detours if needed. Please share this information with others who may have not received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Edith Ramirez, police and parking events coordinator, at Ext. 5435.

Summary of disruption: Access to parts of campus could be impeded starting Thursday, July 18, because of a project to install flow meters to monitor the use of reclaimed water. Installation work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The scheduled completion date is Friday, Sept. 6.  

Digging and trenching sites during the seven-week project (in sequential order):

Site preparations (July 18-19)

Parking Lots E1 and E2 (July 22-23)

Voorhis Park (July 23-25)

Aratani Japanese Garden (July 25-30)

Montecito Residence Hall (Building 21) (July 30-Aug. 2)

Cedritos Residence Hall (Building 58) (Aug. 2-8)

Los Olivos Dining Commons (Building 70) (Aug. 2-8)

Palmitas Residence Hall (Building 57) (Aug. 8-12) 

Engineering Meadow (Aug. 12-16)

Kellogg West (Building 76) (Aug. 16-20)

Parking Lot B (Aug. 20-22)

Parking Lot L (Aug. 22-26)

Scolinos Field (Aug. 26-28)

Kellogg Field (Aug. 28-Sept. 5)

Final Project Inspection (Sept. 5-6)

Reason for disruption: Allow contractor crews to dig and trench at various locations to install meters and sensors that will detect breaks in pipes and help monitor the use of reclaimed water.

How does this affect me? Work areas will be cordoned off. Access to parts of the campus may be impeded during the project. Use detours as needed.  

What do I need to do? Exercise caution when approaching work sites and use detours if needed. Please share this information with others who may have not received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service at Ext. 3030.

Summary of disruption: A chilled water line will be installed starting Tuesday, July 16, in a section of walkway at the back of the Bronco Student Center and Bronco Bookstore. The walkway starts at the back of the Bronco Student Center near the side of the BRIC and ends at the Bronco Bookstore. Construction will occur weekdays from approximately 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Access to the Bronco Student Center will not be affected. The project is expected to be completed by mid-August.

Reason for disruption: Allow contractor crews to connect the chilled water line to new air handlers at the Bronco Bookstore.

How does this affect me? Signs will be posted near the walkway and work areas will be fenced off. Use routes around construction site if needed.

What do I need to do? Use alternative routes in the construction area as needed. Please share this information with others who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Bruyn Bevans, senior project manager, at Ext. 5517.

Update on disruption: Power has been restored to most of the buildings that suffered electrical outages, with the exception of the Bronco Bookstore (Building 66) and the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery (Building 35A). Facilities has placed buildings with restored power on an alternate electrical loop and the system is working properly. The campus community will be notified of any changes that affect the electrical system.

Reason for disruption: Crews are working to restore power to the Bronco Bookstore and the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

Summary of disruption: Contractor crews will begin installation of a 60-foot protective netting system at Scolinos Field on Monday, July 1. The work is scheduled on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Completion of the netting system and other improvements at the facility are expected to be completed by the end of August.

Reason for disruption: Installation of the netting system is intended to protect nearby residence halls and vehicles from damage caused by baseballs.

How does this affect me? Construction vehicles will use the fire lane adjacent to the Vista de la Montaña residence hall (Building 62) and the Vista de la Luna residence hall (Building 63).

What do I need to do? Use caution when approaching the work area or use detours to get around the site. Please share this information with others who may have not received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Jaime Landman, project manager, at jlandman@cpp.edu.

Summary: Facilities Planning & Management is pleased to provide the 2018 Water Quality Report for Cal Poly Pomona, which contains information about the source and quality of the campus drinking water and the efforts made by FP&M to continue providing quality water.

For more information: View the 2018 Water Quality Report. If you would like a paper copy of the annual water quality report sent to you, please email your request to wateroperations@cpp.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact: wateroperations@cpp.edu and a response will be provided in a timely manner.

Este informe contiene información muy importante sobre su agua potable. Tradúzcalo ó hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. (This report contains important information about your drinking water. Translate it, or speak with someone who understands it.)

Summary of disruption: Classroom No. 2030 in Building 3 (Science Laboratory) will be closed starting Tuesday, May 28, for a project to replace the fume hood duct system. Contractor crews will work weekdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The project is scheduled to be completed the first week of August.

Reason for disruption: To improve the ventilation system in the classroom.   

How does this affect me? Contractor crews will aim to minimize noise so that adjacent classrooms are not impacted.

What do I need to do? Please share this Newsbreak with others in the building who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Joe Boyer, project engineer, at Ext. 6391.

Summary of disruption: A fume hood addition project on the third floor of the College of Science (Building 8) has started. Contractor crews will work weekdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The project is scheduled to be completed the first week of August.

Reason for disruption: To provide improved ventilation to laboratories.   

How does this affect me? Classrooms adjacent to the work area will not be impacted. The loading dock of Building 8 will be used by the contractor and vendors for deliveries and waste dispose. Parking is not permitted in the loading dock and citations will be issued.

What do I need to do? Please share this Newsbreak with others in the building who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Joe Boyer, project engineer, at Ext. 6391.

Summary of Project: The installation of security doors with card readers on the second and third floors and in stairwells of Building 121 (Student Services Building) will begin on Tuesday, April 16. Crews are scheduled to work nightly on weekdays from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. to avoid disturbing building occupants. 

Reason for Disruption: Additional security doors on the northeast section of the building facing the parking lot and in Student Affairs will provide added security for confidential files in those areas.   

How does this affect me? Construction work will be performed after business hours to avoid disruptions to occupants of the building.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others in the building who may not have received this message. 

For any questions or more information, please contact: Bruyn Bevans, senior project manager, at Ext. 5517.

Scheduled Maintenance & Repairs

Summary of disruption: Facilities Planning & Management will repair the fire sprinkler system in 11 buildings starting on Tuesday, April 2. The work is scheduled to be completed on Thursday, April 5. Repair work will take place in hallways, offices and stairwells from 5 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fire sprinkler repairs will be made in:

Building 4 (Biotechnology Building)

Building 8 (College of Science)

Building 9 (College of Engineering)

Building 15 (University Library)

Building 17 (Engineering Laboratories)

Building 24 (Music)

Building 26 (University Plaza)

Building 41 (Darlene May Gymnasium)

Building 92 (Laboratory Facility)

Building 98 (CLA Classroom side)

Building 209 (John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies)

Reason for disruption: To ensure that the fire suppression system is working properly.

How does this affect me? Alarms will sound intermittently throughout the day. Some doors may close automatically during testing. Facilities staff members will be on standby to open doors if necessary.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others in the building who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

 

Student Services Building Move

Cal Poly Pomona ushered in a new era at the grand opening of the Student Services Building (SSB), an architectural centerpiece of the campus.

 

Buoyed by sunshine on Friday morning, President Soraya M. Coley addressed elected officials, alumni, university donors, faculty and staff at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

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How many spaces are in Lot C?

The reconfigured Parking Lot C contains approximately 150 spaces.

 

Who will be allowed to park Lot C?

Parking Lot C is intended for campus visitors. Student, faculty and staff permits are not valid in this lot.  

 

How are the parking spaces designated in Lot C?

·        There are approximately 60 one-hour parking stalls intended for visitors. One-hour only parking permits for this lot must be purchased at the kiosks located in Lot C or at the information booth.

·         12 stalls that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

·         8 spaces dedicated for medical parking permits.

·         Approximately 4 spaces for state vehicles.

·         Approximately 20 reserved stalls for guests of the university

·         8 electric carts stalls with charging capabilities.

·         Approximately 8 spots with 15-minute limits for Uber, Lyft and other ride services, as well as short-term drop-off and pickup to the SSB.     

·         A limited set of service stalls for campus personnel with service permits performing short-term business. These spaces are not intended for all-day use.

 

(It should be noted that most of the above designated spaces currently exist in adjacent lots and are being moved to Lot C.)

 

Will the Bronco Shuttle have a stop at the SSB? Will it still stop at the CLA?

Shuttle A will continue to stop near the CLA and the SSB

 

Can students park in Lot C?

Student permits will not be valid in Lot C. Student parking continues to be available in the parking structures and outlying lots.  

 

Is there faculty/staff parking?

There will be no faculty/staff parking in this lot. Parking Lots F4 and F8 remain in use for faculty/staff.  

 

Is there a drop off zone? Who will be allowed to use it?

The drop-off zone is just off Kellogg Drive and Red Gum Lane next to the SSB and is open to all campus personnel and visitors.

 

Is there a waiting areas?

Yes, there are approximately 8 stalls designated for 15-minute parking.

 

Is there vendor parking?

The lot will contain spaces for vendors and off-campus service personnel who come to the campus to provide services.

 

Will there be a new information booth?

A new information booth in the drop-off area is currently being designed.

 

Is there electric vehicle parking?

There are no new electric vehicle charging stations in Lot C. Charging stations remain available in Parking Lot K and Parking Structure 2.

 

Where is the designated golf cart parking area?

There are eight stalls designated for golf carts with charging capabilities.

 

When will enforcement in Lot C begin?

UPD will begin enforcement of Lot C on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

Where is the main entrance of the Student Services Building (SSB)?

There are two sides to the SSB, and the larger section contains the essential services and offices for students.  The main entrance to the larger section is located through the double doors on the south side of the building (closer to the University Library).

Where is the Bronco Advising Center?

The BAC has moved to the first floor of the SSB. Enter from the main entrance, turn left and walk to the blue counter. Offices for the Registrar and Financial Aid are also in that area.

 

Where is the Cashier’s Office?

The Cashier’s Office is on the first floor of the SSB. Enter from the main entrance, turn left and walk to the green counter.

 

Where should prospective students go for information?

Admissions, Outreach and other offices for prospective students are on the first floor of the SSB. Enter from the main entrance and walk up to the orange counter. That area includes: Admissions, Outreach, PolyTransfer, Graduate Studies and Early Start.

 

Where do I find a list of offices in the SSB?

Offices in the SSB are listed in PolyCentric and on this online map. The building also has kiosks with map information. Staff are also updating their individual office locations in Bronco411, the campus directory.

 

How do you reserve conference rooms in the SSB? Which will be available for faculty, staff, students?

Members of the campus community, which include faculty, staff and students, would be allowed to use the conference rooms. The reservation process is being addressed.

Are there access restrictions to the SSB?

All floors of the SSB are open to the public, but portions of the second and third floors will have limited access. Details about access for faculty and staff are undergoing discussion.

Are there vending machines or coffee machines?

Some of the break rooms will include vending machines or coffee machines.

Can the courtyard space be reserved?

Not at this time. Access to the courtyard and portions of the SSB are under discussion.

What is the emergency evacuation area?

Parking Lot C and the areas around the SSB are the planned evacuation areas.

Are people allowed to cut through the hills around the SSB?

No. Pedestrians should use the walkways adjacent to the SSB to get to their destinations. The campus’ landscaping department works diligently to maintain the pristine appearance of the landscaping.

Which restrooms in the SSB are open to the campus community?

The main restrooms are located on the first floor and are open to the campus community.

How many trees were removed? How many trees were planted?

A total of 22 trees were removed during the construction phase, but 153 were replanted as part of the new landscaping.

What is the square footage of the CLA Building, tower side?

The approximate square footage of the CLA Tower is 92,000. The SSB is 138,000 square feet.

Are any phone numbers changing?

Phone numbers to campus departments and staff who have moved into the SSB are not changing.

What are the hours of access for the SSB?

The SSB will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hours may be adjusted to reflect usage patterns for the building.

What’s happening to the CLA Building?

There are no immediate plans for the future use of the tower portion of the CLA Building. The classroom side of the CLA will remain open. The two entrances on the first floor of the tower section will be sealed after departments on those floors move to the SSB. The CLA Building will be eventually shut down.

Will the Aratani Japanese Garden remain open?

Yes. The Aratani Japanese Garden will remain open for the enjoyment of the campus community and visitors to campus.

Will the 8th floor of the CLA Building be available for meetings/events?

Once the CLA is shuttered, the 8th-floor Heritage Room will no longer be available for meetings.

 

Will the bridge on the 4th floor connecting the two sections remain open?

Access to the CLA from the bridge will be closed once the building is shut down. The open area with succulents and other plants will remain open.

Learn where services are located in the new Student Services Building.

Watch the video.  

 

 

 

To borrow the mantra of the real-estate industry, delivering on Cal Poly Pomona’s pledge of student success boils down to one detail: location, location, location.

The Office of Student Success on the seventh floor of the CLA Building oversees initiatives and programs that assist students, while the Bronco Advising Center ensures that students are making strides on their academic paths. These two centers that drive student success are separated by five floors, several elevators and a long corridor in the CLA.

 

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