Notice of service disruption

Current Disruption(s)

JUNE 10 – Epoxy flooring work at Whitby campus


What: Epoxy flooring in the shop areas. The project will be done in two stages: see the map for the impacted areas. The red area will be completed first followed by the orange area.

The prep work will be completed on June 10 and 11. The estimated completion date is June 18.

When: Saturday, June 10 until June 18

WherePhase One

The following areas will be impacted:

  • Central storage cage closest to the Weld Shop
  • Shop Lab 4 east entrance to the classroom
  • Shop Class 6 east entrance
  • Pneumatic Lab east entrance
  • Motoring Lab 1 and 2 will only have access through the north double doors in each classroom
  • Motor Lab 1 Main Shop will need to be accessed from the alleyway
  • Shop Class 7 west entrance will be blocked off
  • Women’s washroom will be blocked. Please use women’s washroom across from Whitby main office
  • Custodial closet
  • Stairwell to electrical room, second floor
  • East Entrance to Main Shop beside the new EV Lab 102

    Phase Two

    The following areas will be impacted:

  • Southwest entrance to Welding Shops 2 and 3
  • Shop Lab 3

    See the map of the impacted areas.

    Impact: During this time, access to the noted shop labs will be closed and signage will be posted at all doorways.

    Thank you for your patience and co-operation. ​

May 25 – Service disruption at the Oshawa campus


What: Renovations starting in C WING 1st Floor – Rooms C106-C111.

Where: C WING 1st Floor (west of the Pit area)

When: May 25, 2023 – June 30, 2023

Impact: During this time, hoarding will be in place around C106 while construction is in progress. Access to the corridor will still be available.

Signage will be posted during the ongoing work to indicate alternate entry points, as required.

Thank you for your patience and co-operation.


The annual preventative electrical maintenance will take place at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses on Saturday, July 8 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 either campus. For everyone’s safety, all buildings will be closed during the power outage, as there will only be 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 15. Further communication will be shared if necessary.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

May 9 – Three stairwells in the Gordon Willey building closed May 11 to August 23

What: Please be advised that three stairwells at the Oshawa campus will be closed for renovations for the next three months.

Where: This closure will impact stairwell three (B-wing marketplace stairwell), stairwell two (A-wing), and stairwell eight (south B-wing) in the Gordon Willey building, as indicated in the attached map.

When: The stairwells will be closed from May 11 until Wednesday, August 23.

Impact: Security will assist in redirecting foot traffic, and signage and a map showing alternate access points and exits will be posted on each floor.

Thank you for your patience and co-operation.

March 24 – Sections of Founders Drive sidewalk closed due to removal of Ontario Tech UL building

What: To accommodate the removal of Ontario Tech University’s UL building, located on the north side of the Campus Library, sections of the sidewalk on Founders Drive will be temporarily closed. 

Where: North side of the UL building on Founders Drive (near the Avenue of Champions). See attached map of the impacted area. 

When: Monday, March 27 to mid-June.

Impact: During this time, sections of the Founders Drive sidewalk north of the UL building will be inaccessible. Pedestrians are asked to use the adjacent sidewalk as an alternate route.

Thank you for your patience and co-operation.

December 22 – Update on Conlin Road construction project near Durham College

With the holidays and winter season upon us, the following areas have been temporarily restored and will reopen to traffic on Thursday, December 22, 2022:

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

In May 2022, the Regional Municipality of Durham and the City of Oshawa began construction on Conlin Road, west of Durham College (DC), to update the feedermain, water main, sanitary and storm sewer construction and road reconstruction.

Construction is scheduled to continue in early 2023 and additional road and lane closures will be communicated. The project is expected to be completed by October 2023.

Further information and future updates will be posted on

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


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