Bookmark this page for updates on facilities-related issues happening on campus, including:

  • Out-of-service elevators
  • Out-of-order washrooms
  • Power outages
  • Flood incidents
  • Gas leaks
  • Fire alarms

If your request is an emergency, please contact Security immediately at 604.323.4444 (or ext. 4444) from any campus phone. They will initiate police, fire, and/or ambulance response.

If your request is urgent but not an emergency (e.g. requires response within 2 hours), please contact Facilities:

  • Call 604.323.5511 (or dial "0" from any campus phone)

If your request is non-urgent, please contact Facilities in one of the following ways:

Facilities alert - Nov 3, 2017 (2:25pm) Library elevator #1 out of service

Please be aware Library elevator# 1 will not be available over the weekend in an effort to address the intermittent issue with the elevator`s controller. 

Please contact Campus Security at local 5270 from any internal phone or 604.562.1011 for assistance with the elevator.

Facilities alert - Nov 3, 2017 Library underground parkade closed

The library underground parkade is closed from 9am-5pm on Friday, Nov 3.

The Library underground parkade will be closed from 9am-5pm on Friday, Nov 3 for a photoshoot for a Langara photography class. 

If you have any questions please email

Facilities alert - Sep 8, 2017 (9:58am) Library Elevator #1 South End now operational

Update: library elevator now operational

Sep 7, 2017 (4:15pm): Library Elevator #1 is currently out of service. Technician will be here within an hour.
Facilities alert - Sep 8, 2017 (9:05am) Update: Washrooms in T Bldg now operational

Sep 8 update (9:05am)

Washrooms on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th levels are now operational with the exception of T201 and T203.

Sep 7 update (1:30pm)

The washrooms on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th levels of T Building are temporarily closed. This is a precautionary measure as we investigate into drainage to ensure proper flow as we noticed some blockage. Please use the washrooms on T Building basement and 1st floor as well as in the Library. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Sep 5, 2017 (2:00pm)

Please note that two washrooms (T201 and T203) on the second floor of T Building will be closed this week. We expect them to be operational next week.

Facilities alert - Sep 5, 2017 (9:30am) A Building elevator out of service

One of two elevators in A Bldg is currently out of service. Our contractors are currently sourcing parts to fix the elevator as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Facilities alert - Aug 3, 2017 (11:17am) A Building renovations

Extensive renovations will begin in September on the 2nd & 3rd floor of A Building.

Extensive renovations are planned for the vacated chemistry, physics, and biology labs on the second and third floors of A Building. The renovation of the chemistry labs into four new 40-seat classrooms as well as studio space for Theatre Arts and Fine Arts, will be the first of three major renovations in the upcoming 18 months. To minimize disruption the contractor will be instructed to perform the noisiest work early in the morning and noise will be prohibited during the exam schedule. We ask for your patience as we carry out these much needed renovations in order to create more classroom and support space. 

Facilities Alert - July 13, 2017 (9:00am) A Building front entrance

The northeast entrance of A Building will be closed until mid-September in order to repair drain tiles.

Facilities Alert - May 30, 2017 (12:05pm) C Building North Elevator

UPDATE: Elevator is now operational. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we worked to resolve the problem.