Notice of service disruption

Current Disruption(s)

May 16 – Construction in J-Block building to impact Founders lot 1 parking until August 31

Please be advised that effective Monday, May 16, Durham College will start mobilization for the renovation occurring in the J-Block at the Oshawa campus. A portion of Founders lot 1 will not be accessible due to fencing installed around the west side of the building.

During this time, motorists and pedestrians are asked to take note of the changes in the driving patterns around the building, including one-way and two-way lanes. A map of the disruption area is available online. Drivers are asked to proceed slowly and use caution.

The disruption is expected to last until approximately Wednesday, August 31. Thank you for your co-operation and patience during this work.

May 4 – Road closures near Durham College on Conlin Road beginning May 9 until December 2022

Please be advised that beginning Monday, May 9 until December 2022, the Regional Municipality of Durham and the City of Oshawa will begin construction on and around Conlin Road, west of Durham College(DC), resulting in full and partial road closures and lane restrictions. The proposed work includes feeder main, water main, sanitary and storm sewer construction and road reconstruction.

Areas to be closed in stages to through-traffic include:

  • Conlin Road West from Garrard Road to Stevenson Road North.
  • The intersection of Thornton Road North and Conlin Road West.

Please see the attached notice and map to view the closure area and detour routes.

Employees and students should be prepared for delays when driving or taking public transit to campus, particularly during peak travel hours. At all times, DC reminds you to allow for plenty of time to get to campus, and to travel with caution and care.

Further information and future updates will be posted on

Scheduled electrical outage at Oshawa and Whitby campuses on Saturday, July 9

Please be reminded that the annual electrical preventative maintenance will take place at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from approximately 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This outage is required to ensure continued safe and reliable power to Durham College campuses.

During this maintenance period, no employee, student or visitor activities can take place at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses. For everyone’s safety, all buildings will be closed during the power outage, as there is only minimal emergency power available. In addition, there will be no telecommunication or computer service available. If required, an alternate rain date is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2022.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

For your advanced planning, please note future scheduled electrical maintenance at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses will occur on Saturday, July 8, 2023 from approximately 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

April 12 – Renovations on new Starbucks to begin in Oshawa campus South Wing

Please be advised that beginning Monday, April 18 and continuing until early August, renovations will be taking place in the South Wing (Room SW105 – formerly the Mr. Sub/Country Style) in the Gordon Willey building at the Oshawa campus for the future Starbucks Café.

Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and is expected to pose minimal disruption to the surrounding area.

Access through the SW hallways, including the east doors and exterior walkways to the Bus Loop and Commencement lot will remain accessible for pedestrians during the renovations.

Thank you for your patience and co-operation during this construction project.

Notice of Service Disruption

Durham College will provide notice of service disruption when any facility and/or technology are unavailable.

A notice of service disruption will include the following:

  • Reason for the disruption
  • Anticipated duration of the disruption
  • Alternate facilities or services, if any
  • Appropriate contact information


In the event of a temporary or unplanned service disruption, a notification will be served as quickly as possible via:

A notice placed at the main reception desks and/or in a visible location at the main entrances of all buildings on campus.


In the event of a planned service disruption, the college will provide the public with reasonable notice (at least 10 business days) of any such disruption via:

A notice placed at the main reception desks and/or in a visible location at the main entrances of all buildings on campus.


Service disruptions can be reported to the specific department or school affected by/responsible for the disruption or to one of the following areas: