Impact on Lot B (behind Mortensen Hall) on Tuesday 3/27/2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

As a heads up for those who regularly park their vehicles in Lot B, on Tuesday March 27th, there will be large utility vehicles in the Lot to perform work on the flag poles. For clarification, lot B is located directly behind Mortensen Hall on the South side. We are requesting that the 6 immediate spaces surrounding the light poles in Lot B remain open so the utility vehicles can effectively reach their work area.
Please have your vehicle removed from this area and relocated to an additional space in lot B, or a space in lot L by Monday March 26th at 11:59pm.
If your vehicle is still in this area after the given deadline, DPS reserves the right to relocate your vehicle via Rapid Towing Services.
Thank you for your cooperation and if there are any questions, please contact DPS at 612-330-1717.

Impact on Lot B this coming Tuesday 3/27/2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

As a heads up for those who regularly park their vehicles in Lot B, on Tuesday March 27th, there will be large utility vehicles in the Lot to perform work on the flag poles. We are requesting that the 6 immediate spaces surrounding the light poles in Lot B remain open so the utility vehicles can effectively reach their work area.
Please have your vehicle removed from this area and relocated to an additional space in lot B, or a space in lot L by Monday March 26th at 11:59pm.
If your vehicle is still in this area after the given deadline, DPS reserves the right to relocate your vehicle via Rapid Towing Services.
Thank you for your cooperation and if there are any questions, please contact DPS at 612-330-1717.

Timely Alerts and Advisories

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Department of Public Safety seeks to issue timely alerts and advisories as required by federal law in order to provide the Augsburg community with information to increase the safety of people and property. These timely notices provide information available to Public Safety at the time the alert or advisory is issued which may include limited suspect or other information. If you have information related to crimes on Augsburg’s campus, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 612-330-1717.

Crime Alerts and Advisories are distributed for incidents that occurred on, or in areas immediately adjacent to, university property. Alerts may be distributed to all students, staff, and faculty, or they may be distributed to a localized area of the University if it is determined that the threat is specific to that particular area. Alerts may be posted in 8×11″ frames near campus building entrances, sent by e-mail, posted in A-Mail, and posted in the News & Announcements page of our website.
Information that requires immediate notification and response will be sent through our E2Campus mass notification system. You can sign up or update your settings by logging into Augnet and clicking “Emergency Notification” in the “Augnet Services” menu.
Please visit http://www.augsburg.edu/dps/ for further info.

How you can help prevent crime at Augsburg

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

You Can Help Prevent Crime at Augsburg!

-Trust Your Instincts – If you sense trouble, get away

-Be Observant and Aware – Remain alert, be aware of your surroundings, observe the other people around you. Know who is around you. Be alert for suspicious behavior (e.g. a person wearing a long coat in the middle of summer).

-Walk Confidently and Do Not Make Yourself a Target – Robbers are looking for an easy target. Keep your head up and eyes alert and walk at a steady pace. Do not walk while looking at your phone and avoid carrying lots of packages or other belongings. Walk in groups whenever possible.

-If You are Robbed – Do your best to stay calm and remember: safety first! Follow the robber’s directions, but do not volunteer more than asked for. If you have to move, tell the robber what you are doing and why. Try to get a good look at the robber so you can describe them later. Give the robber time to leave and note the direction they travel.

-After a Robbery – CALL DPS OR THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY. Try to recall as much as you can about the robber including physical description, clothing, speech and mannerisms.

-Notify DPS of any concerning or suspicious activity immediately.

For more information on crime prevention, please contact the department of Public Safety by emailing publicsafety@augsburg.edu.

Timely Alerts and Advisories

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Department of Public Safety seeks to issue timely alerts and advisories as required by federal law in order to provide the Augsburg community with information to increase the safety of people and property. These timely notices provide information available to Public Safety at the time the alert or advisory is issued which may include limited suspect or other information. If you have information related to crimes on Augsburg’s campus, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 612-330-1717.

Crime Alerts and Advisories are distributed for incidents that occurred on, or in areas immediately adjacent to, university property. Alerts may be distributed to all students, staff, and faculty, or they may be distributed to a localized area of the University if it is determined that the threat is specific to that particular area. Alerts may be posted in 8×11″ frames near campus building entrances, sent by e-mail, posted in A-Mail, and posted in the News & Announcements page of our website.
Information that requires immediate notification and response will be sent through our E2Campus mass notification system. You can sign up or update your settings by logging into Augnet and clicking “Emergency Notification” in the “Augnet Services” menu.
Please visit http://www.augsburg.edu/dps/ for further info.

How you can help prevent crime at Augsburg

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

You Can Help Prevent Crime at Augsburg!

-Trust Your Instincts – If you sense trouble, get away

-Be Observant and Aware – Remain alert, be aware of your surroundings, observe the other people around you. Know who is around you. Be alert for suspicious behavior (e.g. a person wearing a long coat in the middle of summer).

-Walk Confidently and Do Not Make Yourself a Target – Robbers are looking for an easy target. Keep your head up and eyes alert and walk at a steady pace. Do not walk while looking at your phone and avoid carrying lots of packages or other belongings. Walk in groups whenever possible.

-If You are Robbed – Do your best to stay calm and remember: safety first! Follow the robber’s directions, but do not volunteer more than asked for. If you have to move, tell the robber what you are doing and why. Try to get a good look at the robber so you can describe them later. Give the robber time to leave and note the direction they travel.

-After a Robbery – CALL DPS OR THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY. Try to recall as much as you can about the robber including physical description, clothing, speech and mannerisms.

-Notify DPS of any concerning or suspicious activity immediately.

For more information on crime prevention, please contact the department of Public Safety by emailing publicsafety@augsburg.edu.

Legal Research Database @ Lindell

submitted by holleric@augsburg.edu

Lindell Library has a trial subscription to a new legal research database known as HeinOnline. Use HeinOnline to access thousands of journal articles, US congressional documents, presidential papers, Supreme Court opinions, federal agency documents, and specialized legal resources such as:

Religion and the Law – materials on the development, history, organization, fundamental principles, and legal foundations of various world religions.

Women and the Law – books, biographies and periodicals on the role of women in society and the law over the past 200 years.

Slavery in America and the World – essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, including every statute passed by every colony and state, every federal statute, and all state and federal cases pertaining to slavery.

Try HeinOnline at http://library.augsburg.edu/hein, or email a librarian for more information at refdesk@augsburg.edu.

HeinOnline

Robbery on campus- Jan. 21

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

In compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is giving notice of a criminal incident that occurred outside of Anderson Residence Hall on the Minneapolis Campus on Jan. 21.

REPORTED OFFENSE: Resident student was standing near Anderson Hall north entrance looking at phone. Resident was approached by two suspects who were asking for the time. After approaching and repeating the question, first suspect displayed a black semi-automatic pistol which was kept in his waistband. Suspect demanded wallet, shoulder bag and cell phone. Resident was told to remove the SIM card from the phone. Suspect reportedly disabled the GPS setting. Both suspects fled westbound toward 20th Avenue South. Additional witness reported a black Honda or Accura accelerating at a high rate of speed on 20th Avenue toward Riverside.
SUSPECTS: Descriptions as reported by victim:
Suspect #1 (displayed weapon): Somali male late teens-early 20s, thin, 130 lbs, 5-10 to 6-0, waist high black jacket with maroon hoodie underneath, appeared to be short black hair underneath hood, no facial hair
Suspect #2: Somali male late teens-early 20s, thin, 6-0 to 6-2, gray hooded sweat shirt and khaki pants
STATUS: This incident remains under investigation by Augsburg Department of Public Safety and the Minneapolis Police Department. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is urged to contact DPS at 612-330-1717.
Augsburg’s DPS works diligently to provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere for our students, staff, faculty and visitors. We ask your assistance in working toward that goal. Please report any and all concerns that may impact our campus community. If You See Something – Say Something (1717). We also encourage you to utilize the resources available at our website: publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Scott Brownell
Director of Public Safety

Parking Lot Closures 1/27/18

submitted by erchula@augsburg.edu

Lots A, D, C and G will be closed on Saturday 1/27/18 for the Hagfors Center Grand Opening. Any vehicles left in the lots may be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. Ticketing will be suspended for anyone with a valid Augsburg permit on Saturday 1/27, and they will be able to park in any other lot on campus (B, J, K, or L).

Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with any questions.

Robbery on campus – Jan. 21

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

In compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is giving notice of a criminal incident that occurred outside of Anderson Residence Hall on the Minneapolis Campus on Jan. 21.

REPORTED OFFENSE: Resident student was standing near Anderson Hall north entrance looking at phone. Resident was approached by two suspects who were asking for the time. After approaching and repeating the question, first suspect displayed a black semi-automatic pistol which was kept in his waistband. Suspect demanded wallet, shoulder bag and cell phone. Resident was told to remove the SIM card from the phone. Suspect reportedly disabled the GPS setting. Both suspects fled westbound toward 20th Avenue South. Additional witness reported a black Honda or Accura accelerating at a high rate of speed on 20th Avenue toward Riverside.
SUSPECTS: Descriptions as reported by victim:
Suspect #1 (displayed weapon): Somali male late teens-early 20s, thin, 130 lbs, 5-10 to 6-0, waist high black jacket with maroon hoodie underneath, appeared to be short black hair underneath hood, no facial hair
Suspect #2: Somali male late teens-early 20s, thin, 6-0 to 6-2, gray hooded sweat shirt and khaki pants
STATUS: This incident remains under investigation by Augsburg Department of Public Safety and the Minneapolis Police Department. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is urged to contact DPS at 612-330-1717.
Augsburg’s DPS works diligently to provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere for our students, staff, faculty and visitors. We ask your assistance in working toward that goal. Please report any and all concerns that may impact our campus community. If You See Something – Say Something (1717). We also encourage you to utilize the resources available at our website: publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Scott Brownell
Director of Public Safety

Athletic Facilities Break Hours

submitted by connell@augsburg.edu

Augsburg’s athletic facilities will have modified hours during the holiday break, with open times in the two fitness centers in Si Melby Hall/Kennedy Center available to Augsburg students, faculty, staff and alumni (all users must have Augsburg ID and fobs). There are no scheduled open gym, dome, hockey or figure skating times during break. Hours for the fitness centers are listed below.

AUGSBURG FITNESS CENTERS HOLIDAY BREAK HOURS
(ALL USERS MUST HAVE AUGSBURG ID AND FOBs):
Friday, Dec. 22 — 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 23 — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 24 — CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 25 — CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 26 — CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec. 27 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 28 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 29 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 30 — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 31 — CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 1 — CLOSED

Normal athletic facilities hours resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2:
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Athletic Facility Break Hours

submitted by connell@augsburg.edu

Augsburg’s athletic facilities will have modified hours during the holiday break, with open times in the two fitness centers in Si Melby Hall/Kennedy Center available to Augsburg students, faculty, staff and alumni (all users must have Augsburg ID and fobs). There are no scheduled open gym, dome, hockey or figure skating times during break. Hours for the fitness centers are listed below.

AUGSBURG FITNESS CENTERS HOLIDAY BREAK HOURS
(ALL USERS MUST HAVE AUGSBURG ID AND FOBs):
Friday, Dec. 22 — 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 23 — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 24 — CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 25 — CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 26 — CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec. 27 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 28 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 29 — 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 30 — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 31 — CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 1 — CLOSED

Normal athletic facilities hours resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2:
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Final Hagfors Center Construction Blog Post

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

The final blog post with updates on the Hagfors Center construction is live (see link below). Installation of room signs and wayfinding signage is underway along with IT installations and additional art installations.

The annual faculty and staff holiday party this Thursday will be a wonderful opportunity for faculty and staff to experience the new building. For those not able to attend that event, the Hagfors Center opens Monday, January 8, for classes!

Final Hagfors Center Update – for the week of December 18, 2017

Parking area updates

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking in the roundabout in front of the Hagfors center on 8th street is not permitted at any time. You must also not stop your vehicle on the roundabout or use this space to wait for anyone at any time. This is used as a traffic control circle and any violations of this will be enforced with citations up to and including towing at the owner’s expense.

Surface Lot A will remain a Carpool ONLY lot. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit sales Spring 2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale December 22nd at 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 19th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 20th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale December 21st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit sale dates Spring 2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Spring 2018:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale December 22nd at 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 19th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 20th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale December 21st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Parking Updates

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Updates on parking lot changes:

Parking in the roundabout in front of the Hagfors center on 8th street is not permitted at any time. You must also not stop your vehicle on the roundabout or use this space to wait for anyone at any time. This is used as a traffic control circle and any violations of this will be enforced with citations up to and including towing at the owner’s expense.

Surface Lot A will remain a Carpool ONLY lot. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Scheduled Phone Outage Dec. 17th

submitted by erchula@augsburg.edu

IT will be servicing the campus phone system on Sunday December 17th from 8am to 8:30am, and all campus phones will be down during this time. Due to this servicing, the Department of Public Safety will not be able to be reached by dialing 612-330-1717.

If there is an emergency during this outage you should dial 911 and attempt to notify Public Safety as soon as possible. For a request for service you can contact Public Safety by using the iReport function on the 911 Shield App (see below for links to the Apple Store and Google Play store), or by walking to the dispatch center in the Urness/Mortensen lobby. If you have any questions or need help setting up the 911 Shield app you can email questions to publicsafety@augsburg.edu.

911 Shield Android Version – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nine_one_one_shield&hl=en

911 Shield Apple Version – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/911shield/id1029352177?mt=8

Hagfors Center Move-In Continues with New Art and Furniture

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Furniture and additional art installations are featured in this week’s Hagfors Center update. The office move-in also continues this week, with faculty and staff getting things settled into new offices before the faculty/staff holiday party next week (Thursday, December 21, 3 – 5 p.m.)

See the link below of images of the new furniture and artwork, including:
[1] RECOVERY – Ta-coumba Aiken
[2] Searching for Understanding – Tina Tavera
[3] A Song of Dust – Stephanie Hunder
[4] In Plain Sight – Amy Baur and Brian Bolden

See the full update for the week of December 11

Parking Permit Sale dates for Spring 2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:
Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Spring 2018:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale December 22nd at 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 18th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 19th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale December 20th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale December 21st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Updates and reminders on parking restrictions

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking in the roundabout in front of the Hagfors center on 8th street is not permitted at any time. You must also not stop your vehicle on the roundabout or use this space to wait for anyone at any time. This is used as a traffic control circle and any violations of this will be enforced with citations and/or towing at the owner’s expense.

Surface Lot A will remain a Carpool ONLY lot. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Hagfors Center Move-In Begins

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week, the first set of offices are scheduled for moving into the Hagfors Center. This week’s update includes information and photos about the following:
>>Installation of operable doors on the flexible classroom adjacent to the main lobby
>> Two additional art installations
[1] Tapestry by Lynn Bollman ’67
[2] Observation by Tiit Raid

Plus, a visit by the chair of the campaign, Mike Good ’71 and his wife, Ann, during Velkommen Jul!

For photos and information, see the link below.

View the Hagfors Center update for the week of December 4

No Parking in the Hagfors Center Roundabout

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

A reminder that, beginning this week, vehicles parked in the roundabout in front of Hagfors Center will be ticketed and towed. Avoid parking your vehicle in this area!

Last week, crews installed the operable doors on the Hagfors Center coffee shop, and the first two art installations were installed:
>>Six Minnesota Wildflowers to Meet and Know by Amy Rice
>>Mississippi River Quartet by Mary Lingen

For photos and information about the artists, see the link below.

View the Hagfors Center update for the week of November 27

“No Parking” Notice

submitted by erchula@augsburg.edu

In accordance with Minnesota State Statute 169.34, no vehicles may park in the roundabout or crosswalk areas at 21st Ave. S. and 7th St. S. The roundabout is a traffic control device for an intersection, and parking within the roundabout creates an unnecessary safety hazard.

Beginning immediately, any vehicle parked in the roundabout or crosswalk areas will be ticketed, and beginning Monday 11/27/2017 any vehicles parked in the roundabout will be towed immediately. Any questions regarding parking on campus can be sent to parking@augsburg.edu.

Hagfors Center Update for Thanksgiving Week

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

As we enter Thanksgiving week, multiple projects are underway in the Hagfors Center to prepare the facility for move-in next month and opening for classes on January 8. Furniture installations are underway on the second and third floors this week. Lab equipment installations also continue this week.

In addition, the wall blocking the Hagfors Center skyway from the second level of Lindell Library has been removed, offering a glimpse from the library into the new building. Access to the skyway from the library will be opened after the holidays.

This week’s update also includes information about the following topics:

>>Art installations – including a photo of the three-story mural in the process of being installed as well as links to a video featuring artist Greta McLain and a story about the members of Augsburg Women Engaged who funded the project. Additional art installations are also scheduled this week. Watch future updates for more photos.

>>Community garden – including a photo of the progress as of last week and link to an Environmental Stewardship Committee blog about the design plans for the community garden.

See the full update for the week of November 20

Hagfors Center Receives Certificate of Occupancy

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Last week, the Hagfors Center received the official certificate of occupancy, meaning that Augsburg now will take control of the building. There are a number of projects to complete within the building — including Installation of furniture, art, signage and information technology — before the campus has general access to the building and spring-term classes begin January 8, 2018.

One of those projects is the installation of the multi-story murals in the stairwells. Work on that project will begin in the west stairwell later this week.

This week’s post also includes updates and photos about the following:
>>Lobby
>>Furniture
>>Chapel doors
>>Community garden

See the full update for the week of November 13

Hagfors Center: Walls, floors, equipment

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

McGough Construction crews continue to prepare for inspections and final walkthroughs of the Hagfors Center. This week’s post includes updates and photos about the following:

>>Classroom window etched with donor names
>>Wall coverings in corridor seating areas
>>Floors and sills
>>Mechanical air (HVAC) systems
>>Signage
>>Coffee shop operable wall
>>Grow tables and equipment

See the full update for the week of November 5

Hagfors Center: Furniture and Final Finishings

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

The first snow flurries of 2017 fell on the Hagfors Center last week as construction crews continued preparations for final walkthroughs and inspections. This week’s post includes updates and photos for the following:

>>Elmwood window sills
>>Fourth-floor flooring
>>Office furniture
>>Skyway carpeting
>>Grow room lights

See the full Hagfors Center update for the week of October 30

Parking Lot Closures this weekend. Plan ahead.

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Lot Closures this weekend:

This weekend beginning on Thursday night 10/26/2017 at 11:59pm, Lot K will be closed for events happening in the lot. There will be no vehicle access to this space. Please plan accordingly.

From Friday night 10/27/2017 at 11:59pm, Lots A, D, C, and J will be closed. These lots are also reserved for event use this weekend. Limited access to this space will be for authorized event vehicles only. Please plan accordingly.

For this weekend, during the above stated times, regardless of what your parking permit states, you may park in lots B, L, M, and O, or find any available city street parking following their guidelines. It is always a good idea to look into carpooling or metro transit for alternative options as the volume of cars will be increased significantly. Again, please plan accordingly.

Lots A, D, C, and J will re-open for normal use which will correspond with your designated permit lot assignments on Sunday 10/29/2017 at 7:00am.
We will re-open lot K for normal use on Sunday, 10/29/2017 at 5:00pm.

Thank you for your cooperation and please plan accordingly for the weekend.

Hagfors Center: Exterior Walkways and Interior Walkthroughs

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week’s Hagfors Center post includes updates and photos on the following:
>>Exterior walkways – sidewalks now open to pedestrians!
>>Canopy green roof
>>Skyway doors
>>Coffee shop equipment installation
>>Corridor and equipment room flooring
>>Final inspections and walkthroughs

See the full update for the week of October 23

Parking Lot closures this weekend Thursday-Sunday

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Lot Closures this weekend:

This weekend beginning on Thursday night 10/26/2017 at 11:59pm, Lot K will be closed for events happening in the lot. There will be no vehicle access to this space. Please plan accordingly.

From Friday night 10/27/2017 at 11:59pm, Lots A, D, C, and J will be closed. These lots are also reserved for event use this weekend. Limited access to this space will be for authorized event vehicles only. Please plan accordingly.

For this weekend, during the above stated times, regardless of what your parking permit states, you may park in lots B, L, M, and O, or find any available city street parking. It is always a good idea to look into carpooling or metro transit for alternative options as the volume of cars will be increased significantly. Again, please plan accordingly.

We will re-open the lots for normal use which will correspond with your designated permit lot assignments on Sunday, 10/29/2017 at 5:00pm.

Hagfors Center: Outdoor Benches, High-Profile Tours, and More

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week’s Hagfors center post includes updates and photos about the following topics:
>>Outdoor benches
>>Plantings
>>Interior walkthroughs
>>Operable partition walls
>>Ceilings
>>Second-level lobby area
>>The donor brick wall
>>High-profile tours of the building

See the full update for the week of October 9

Hagfors Construction: Ceilings, Walls, and Floors

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

There is a lot going on inside the Hagfors Center this week. There also will be a bike lane and sidewalk closure this week on 20th Avenue South. McGough Construction has coordinated with the City of Minneapolis to effect this closure in order to complete some curb and sidewalk finishing work, dependent on weather.

This week’s post also provides updates on:
>>The flexible classroom
>>The skyway
>>The donor brick wall
>>Installation of lab tables
>>Commissioning of air handling systems
>>Preparations of corridor floors for floor coverings

See the full update for the week of October 2

Community Help Requested

submitted by erchula@augsburg.edu

An Augsburg student lost an Iphone 6S with a blue cover Tuesday in Oren Gateway Center around lunchtime. The phone is needed for medical purposes, so the student and their family are desperately hoping the phone will be turned in.

If you find or have this phone, please turn it into the Department of Public Safety in Mortensen Hall or call our Dispatch Center with any information at 612-330-1717.

Thank you.

Parking Lot Designations for 2017-2018

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Reminder of parking lot designations:

Listed are the permit types and the corresponding lot designations for each type. Please note that the designations are current for the academic year 2017-2018. If you do not see a lot designation for your permit type, you do not have authorization to park in that lot. For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu.

If you have a COMMUTER permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lots: B, C, K, L
If you have a RESIDENT permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lots: B, L
If you have a FAC/STAFF permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lots: D, L
If you have a CARPOOL permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lot: A
If you have a WEC/GRAD permit your authorized lots are as follows:
M-F BEFORE 4:30pm: Lot L
M-F AFTER 4:30pm: Lots B, C, K, L
Saturday and Sunday ALL DAY: Lots B, C, K, L
If you have a REMOTE permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lot: M
If you have an OGC UNDERGROUND permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lot: OGC underground garage in your designated space.
If you have a LUTHER UNDERGROUND permit your authorized lots are as follows:
Lot: Luther underground garage in your designated space.

Hagfors Center: New Trees, Roundabout Traffic Guidelines

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week’s update includes information about driving through and parking near the roundabout at the intersection of 21st Avenue South and South 7th Street. For safety — and to avoid potential parking citations — please follow guidelines in this week’s post.

In addition, this week’s update includes information and photos regarding the following:

>>Landscaping and other exterior work
>>Skyway
>>Flexible classroom
>>Interior work on each floor of the building
>>Donor brick wall

See the full update for the week of September 25, 2017

Hagfors Update for Sept. 18, 2017: A Very Green Week

submitted by muellerj@augsburg.edu

After hosting a successful tree-planting service toward the end of last week, the landscaping and implementation of many “green” design features continues to take place on the interior and exterior of the Hagfors Center.

Updates include information and photos regarding the following:

>>”Live Roof”
>>Greenhouse
>>Landscaping
>>Sod
>>Parking lot
>>Skyway
>>Corridors
>>Learning Commons
>>Aquarium Room
>>Chemistry Labs
>>Gundale Chapel

See full Hagfors Center update for the week of September 18, 2017.

September 11, 2017: Hagfors Center’s Urban Arboretum

submitted by muellerj@augsburg.edu

Significant landscaping, sidewalk, and road work were finished just in time to welcome the newest class of Auggies! This week’s update includes the following topics:

>>Street closures
>>Roundabout (including photo)
>>Tree planting
>>Landscaping
>>Pavement and lighting (including photo)
>>Labs (including photo)
>>Flooring and corridors (including photo)
>>Mechanical

See full Hagfors Center update for the week of September 11, 2017.

September 5, 2017: Hagfors Center Landscaping and Site Work

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

As classes begin this week, construction crews continue with exterior and interior work on the Hagfors Center. This week’s update includes the following topics:

>>Roundabout (including photo)
>>New sidewalk across the construction site (including photo)
>>North parking lot (including photos)
>>West side of Oren Gateway (including photo)
>>Interior work
>>Additional sidewalk and bike lane closure.

See full Hagfors Center update for the week of September 4, 2017.

Hagfors Center: Elevators, Labs, and Chapel Finishing Work

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week’s Hagfors Center update includes photos and info on the following:
>>The newly paved roundabout
>>Sidewalk and bike lane closure on 20th Avenue South
>>Lobby elevator
>>Chemistry teaching hood
>>Biology grow room
>>Chapel ceiling and walls

See the full update for the week of August 28, 2017.

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.

Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management Auction

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items began on Monday, August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

https://moodle.augsburg.edu/moodlecommunity/course/view.php?id=589

Parking Permit Sales Dates for 2017

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management Auction

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items began on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

https://moodle.augsburg.edu/moodlecommunity/course/view.php?id=589

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

8th Street Closure Notice

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Due to the volume of residents moving back to campus on Friday, August 25th, we will be closing 8th street for parking and reserving it for a loading and unloading zone. Please be mindful of this and only use this street for thru traffic, or loading and unloading vehicles.

For you parking convenience, please utilize the surrounding lots, B, D, and L.

Thank you for your cooperation and please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with any questions.

Facilities Management Auction

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items began on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

https://moodle.augsburg.edu/moodlecommunity/course/view.php?id=589

https://moodle.augsburg.edu/moodlecommunity/course/view.php?id=589

Facilities Management Auction

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items began on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit Sale Dates 2017

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Hagfors Center Site work, Paving, Glass and Carpet

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

McGough Construction has coordinated with the City of Minneapolis to close sidewalks and bike lanes this week to accommodate concrete curb and sidewalk work around the construction site. Read the Hagfors Center update for the week of August 21 (see link below) for additional detail and watch for signs indicating the closures in the area.

In addition to the sidewalk and bike lane closures, this week’s summary includes updates on the following:
>>Planned Xcel Energy power outage.
>>Roundabout paving (including photo)
>>North parking lot paving
>>West side of Oren Gateway
>>Interior glass installation (including photo)
>>Carpet installation (including photo)

Hagfors Center update for the week of August 21

Facilities Management Auction Items

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested, you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items begins on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.

Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Hagfors Center: Working on All Levels

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

As students start to move back to campus and activity starts to gear up for the fall semester, it’s an important time to remind everyone about safety around the construction site. Only authorized personnel are allowed on the construction site until the building is open to the campus. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in keeping the site safe!

This week’s Hagfors Center update includes information about the following:

>>First floor – carpet, ceiling clouds, and more (including photo of the corridor ceilings)
>>Second floor – ceilings and flooring
>>Lab work (including photo)
>>Mechanical equipment
>>Site irrigation systems
>>Roundabout (including a photo)

See the full update for the week of August 14, 2017

Updates on Street Closures and Lot Changes

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage Lot Closures

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage CLOSURES:

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday August 8th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.), on Tuesday, August 8, until 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 8.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday, August 10, for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.), on Thursday, August 10, until 11:00 p.m., Thursday, August 10.

We thank you for your cooperation. Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions.

Parking Permit Sale Dates 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage Lot Closures

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage CLOSURES:

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday, August 8, for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.) on Tuesday, August 8, until 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 8.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday, August 10, for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.) on Thursday, August 10, until 11:00 p.m., Thursday, August 10.

We thank you for your cooperation. Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions.

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit Sale Dates 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.

Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage Lot Closures

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday August 8th, (TODAY) for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Tuesday August 8th, until 11:00pm Tuesday August 8th.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday August 10th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Thursday August 10th, until 11:00pm Thursday August 10th.

We thank you for your cooperation. Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions.

University Business Officers Tour the Hagfors Center

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Finishing work completed in the Hagfors Center lobby at the end of July provided a stunning entrance experience for members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), who toured the building last week.

This week’s posts includes updates about the progress in the lobby (including photos) as well as ongoing work in the following areas:

>>The rooftop greenhouse
>>Grow rooms
>>The roundabout

See the full update for the week of August 7, 2017

Updates on Street closures and Parking lot changes

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email Publicsafety@augsburg.edu

Parking permit sale dates 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground garage lot CLOSURES

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage CLOSURES:

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday August 8th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Tuesday August 8th, until 11:00pm Tuesday August 8th.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday August 10th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Thursday August 10th, until 11:00pm Thursday August 10th.

We thank you for your cooperation. Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions.

Parking Permit Sale Dates 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground garage lot CLOSURES

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage CLOSURES:

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday August 8th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Tuesday August 8th, until 11:00pm Tuesday August 8th.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday August 10th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Thursday August 10th, until 11:00pm Thursday August 10th.

We thank you for your cooperation. Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions.

Parking Permit Sale Dates 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground Garage Closures

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Luther Underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday August 8th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Tuesday August 8th, until 11:00pm Tuesday August 8th.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday August 10th for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00am) on Thursday August 10th, until 11:00pm Thursday August 10th.

We thank you for your cooperation.
Please email publicsafety@augsburg.edu with questions

Parking Permit Sale Dates

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Upcoming Parking permit sales for fall 2017 will be as follows:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Underground Parking Garage Closures

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Luther underground garage will be closed completely on Tuesday, August 8, for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.) on Tuesday, August 8, until 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 8.

OGC Underground garage will be closed completely on Thursday, August 10, for routine maintenance.
You will need to remove your vehicle from this space and keep it out of the garage from midnight (12:00 a.m.) on Thursday, August 10, until 11:00 p.m., Thursday, August 10.

We thank you for your cooperation.

The Lobby Finish Line at the Hagfors Center

submitted by muellerj@augsburg.edu

Finishing work in the Hagfors Center lobby is making rapid progress as continued wood panel installation, terrazzo art work, and lighting placement are diligently being undertaken by crews and supporting staff. This week’s update covers the following topics:

>The roundabout
>Interior finishes
>Grow rooms
>Terrazzo
>Exterior work
>Mechanical missioning

A full overview for the week of July 31, 2017 can be found by clicking here.

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

Hagfors Center Dream and Design Rapidly Becoming Reality

submitted by muellerj@augsburg.edu

While the behind-the-scene work continues (electrical, grading, ventilation, etc.), this phase of construction tends to be even more exciting for onlookers. Much of the interior and exterior finishing work is taking place so rapidly that passers-by are able to more readily see concept become reality.

Highlights from this week and progress from last week include:
>Terrazzo lobby floor
>The roundabout
>Stormwater basin
>Oren Gateway
>Grow rooms
>Carpet installation

See the full update for the week of July 24, 2017.

Parking Permit Sale Dates

submitted by grundhof@augsburg.edu

Upcoming parking permit sales, registration, and dates for fall 2017 will be as follows:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31, at 8:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31, 8:30 a.m.
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30, at 8:30 a.m.
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1, at 8:30 a.m.

For questions, please email parking@augsburg.edu

Pouring the Terrazzo Floor in the Hagfors Center Lobby

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Crews began pouring the bright blue portions of the terrazzo art installation on the floor of the Hagfors Center lobby this week. The update includes a photo of this work in progress as well as the following:

>>Terrace and sidewalk work (including a photo of the terrace work in progress).
>>Transfer from temporary to permanent electrical service.
>>Work on the storm water basin (including a photo of the basin taking shape on the south side of the construction site).

See the full update for the week of July 17, 2017.

Preparations for the Terrazzo Lobby Floor in the Hagfors Center

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Work begins this week to prepare the Hagfors Center lobby floor for the terrazzo art installation. The artist, Stan Sears, will begin work on site to lay out the floor. This week’s update includes a rendering of the floor design. To learn more about this and other art installations in the building, see http://www.augsburg.edu/giving/campaigns/art-and-identity/.

Other topics in this week’s Hagfors Center update include:
>>Plans for removal of curb cuts and approaches on South 6th Street
>>Landscaping (including a photo of the emerging storm water basin)
>>Terrace work (including a drawing)
>>Progress on the rotunda (including photos)
>>Completion of the elm wood on the lobby ceiling (including photos)

See the full update for the week of July 10

Hagfors Center’s Suspended Chapel

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Last week, the temporary work platform around the Gundale Chapel was removed. This week’s update includes photos showing how the suspended chapel soars over the Hagfors Center lobby. The post also includes photos and updates on the following:
> The lobby ceiling
> Chapel window framing
> Electrical yard
> Skyway and rotunda
> Site work

Construction crews will continue work during the week of July 3 – 7, except for the Independence Day holiday. There will be no construction update next week. The next update will be the week of July 10.

Go to http://www.augsburg.edu/hagforscenter to sign up for future Hagfors Center email updates.

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of June 26, 2017.

Si Melby Gymnasium Floor Has New Look

submitted by weisss@augsburg.edu

Things are getting real, real fast and the Augsburg University name change is well underway. Large-scale physical installations and changes continue to appear. Perhaps the most exciting change in recent days is the completion of the Si Melby Gymnasium floor.

As you know, all the work that has taken place, that is underway, and that is yet to be undertaken is being done according to a work plan meant to prioritize and guide this exciting and important work.

Visit the Updates portion of the University Name Change section of the Augsburg website to read about the gymnasium floor, and more.

University Name Change Updates

Lobby Lighting is Set in the Hagfors Center

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

An early morning shift was part of the work last week to position the main ceiling lights in the lobby to illuminate the 2-story elm wood wall. This week’s update includes pre-dawn photos of the warm glow of the lights from inside the lobby and outside the building. The post also includes photos and updates on the following:
> The lobby ceiling
> The electrical yard on the north side of the building
> Site work, including a photo of the exterior stairs and sidewalk on the north end of the construction lot
> Interior work, including a photo of the 4th-floor boiler room

Go to http://www.augsburg.edu/hagforscenter to sign up for future Hagfors Center email updates.

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of June 19, 2017.

Crews Begin Installing the Elm Wall in Hagfors Center Lobby

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Work continues on the Hagfors Center this week, both inside the building and on the construction site. This week’s updates includes information about the following:

> The elm wood wall (including a photo)
> Lobby work
> Skyway connection
> Other interior work (including a photo of an interior corridor under construction)
> Outdoor stairs
> Screen for the electrical yard (photo included)
> Site work for the storm water basin
> Color accent on the flexible classroom space

Go to http://www.augsburg.edu/hagforscenter to sign up for future email updates.

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of June 12, 2017.

Power and Gas Connections for the Hagfors Center

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Xcel Energy completed the final electricity connection to the Hagfors Center last week, and the new gas meters have been installed (with gas connection expected in the next week or so). Meanwhile, construction work continues both inside the building and throughout the site. This week’s update includes information and photos about the following:

Power connection work on the west side of Oren Gateway
East side exterior seating
West side grading
Interior drywall installation progress
Skyway work

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of June 5, 2017.

Hagfors Center: Preparations for the Elm Wood Wall

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

Crews have completed installation of the window fin extensions that add accent colors to the exterior of the Hagfors Center. This week’s construction overview includes updates on the following topics:

Elm wood lobby wall
Skyway
Basement staircase
Lab flooring
Exterior seating
Cable installation
Louvers for the rooftop mechanical area

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of May 29, 2017.