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08/09/2019

Utility & Service Interruption Notice

Building/s affected: Wilson Ave Trenching for Bloom Cell Project

Utility or service being interrupted: East Wilson Sidewalk, Driveway and Lawn Areas [map]

Date & Time of interruption: Starting 8/19/2019 thru 9/27/2019

Potential impact: Bloom Cell will be trenching across Wilson Ave at San Pasqual Street and along Wilson Ave South of the New Chen NRB project to San Pasqual Street. Contractor will be installing trench plates over the existing driveway leading into Mead Lab Parking Lot. The work may cause delays for deliveries to Braun Labs, Mead Lab, Noyes Lab and Beckman Institute.

Contact: Teo Sierra x-6258 or (626) 826-5567

If there is a problem with this Interruption, please notify the Service Center X-4717 or the above Contact as soon as possible. If no response is received, we will proceed with the interruption.

07/23/2019

Apollo 11 Commemorative Postal Cachet

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Graphic Resources & Mail Services is offering a limited edition postal cachet.

This unique envelope includes custom artwork, two U.S. Postal Service commemorative postage stamps and a July 20, 2019 cancellation. This item is enclosed in a protective acetate sleeve.

Drop by the campus Post Office service window for more details,

Available while supplies last!

06/04/2019

Passport Photo Special for the month of June

For the month of June
Graphic Resources will be
offering passport photo
services at a special price.

$8.50 for a set of two photos.

Graphic Resources Customer
Service is located in the
basement of the Keith Spalding
Building, Room B128.

Contact us at:
Phone: (626) 395-6701
Email: grorders@caltech.edu

No appointment necessary!

05/08/2019

Take Our Caltech 2030 Sustainability Plan Survey!

As we approach 2020 and reach the end of our Climate Action Plan timeline, set back in 2008, it's time to set a new course for Caltech's sustainability future. Accordingly, we are developing a campus wide 2030 Sustainability Plan.

Please respond to this survey which will guide Caltech's Sustainability Plan process in subject matter areas including energy, water, materials, land use, mobility, and emissions.

Thank you for your time in helping determine Caltech's sustainability future.

05/07/2019

Caltech Secure Wi-Fi Project Update

The IMSS Wi-Fi project team is on track to upgrade over 70 buildings and 2 million square feet by summer 2019. With 1,200 additional access points installed so far, more than 6200 devices are connecting to our wireless networks weekly. Apple devices account for 65% of clients connected, and a normal day sees close to 5TB of data delivered. We are currently working in Broad and Beckman Institute.

As we transition buildings from Beavernet to Caltech Secure, our team works with the building manager to make sure the changes are communicated to occupants and provides onsite assistance for those who need help connecting their devices.

One big change is that we now require people using Caltech Visitor to provide their mobile number before they can connect to the wireless network. Individuals enter their U.S. mobile number with the leading digit “1” and then receive a text message with a code they can use to connect. Additional instructions for connecting to the wireless networks can be found here.

We are currently working in Broad and Beckman Institute, and will announce the next buildings once funding for FY2020 has been finalized. For project map and updates on the project schedule, please visit http://imss.caltech.edu/wireless-building-schedule.

To connect to the Secure network in areas where it is already active, select Secure and use your Access password. For more information, visit the Caltech Secure and Caltech Visitor information pages.

For help or more information about the project, contact the Help Desk at extension 3500, email help@caltech.edu, or visit Caltech Help at help.caltech.edu.

Project Leadership: Dawn Boyd, Director of Network & Operations, Debra Anderson, Project Manager, Anthony Pisano, Network Engineer, Mike Vega, Electric Shop Lead

04/25/2019

Graphic Resources May Specials

Thesis Printing

Printing your thesis represents an important milestone in your life. To help you celebrate we are offering a special price.

$.49 color pages

$.05 black and white pages

Spring Cleaning Special - Shredding

Doing some Spring cleaning? Bring your outdated paper documents to us for a special shredding price of $1.00 per inch.

04/08/2019

Campus Security

From: Jim Cowell, Associate Vice President for Facilities
Date: April 8, 2019
Re: Campus Security

Caltech has made important changes to campus security and we want to be sure you are aware of the changes and the different ways you may recognize our security officers during this transition period.

Recently, Caltech enhanced campus security with the addition of Allied Universal, which services more than 500 campus locations nationwide. Caltech Security's leadership has remained in-house. Within the next few weeks, officers will transition to Caltech branded uniforms. In the meantime, some security staff will be wearing Allied Universal uniforms, which consist of a blue polo-type shirt and black pants. If you are concerned about whether officers are Caltech Security personnel, please call x4701 to inquire. Allied-branded cars will be used until they are replaced with Caltech security vehicles.

Emergency contact numbers (x5000 and 626-395-5000) and safety procedures will remain as they currently are. Patrols are ongoing 24/7 and Security can continue to be contacted at x4701 for lockouts and escorts.

For more information on Caltech's commitment to providing a safe and secure environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors, visit the Caltech Security website or call x4701.

03/26/2019

Passport Photo Special

For the month of April
Graphic Resources will be
offering passport photo
services at a special price.

$8.50 for a set of two photos.

Graphic Resources Customer
Service is located in the
basement of the Keith Spalding
Building, Room B128.

Contact us at:
Phone: (626) 395-6701
Email: grorders@caltech.edu

No appointment necessary!

03/26/2019

Campus Security Teams with Allied Universal

Beginning today, Caltech will be enhancing campus security with the addition of Allied Universal, which services more than 500 campus locations nationwide. Our campus security leadership will remain in-house, and emergency contact numbers and safety procedures will remain as they currently are.

For more information on Caltech's commitment to providing a safe and secure environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors, visit the Caltech Security website.

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