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Campus Temperature Policy

December 19th, 2011

The following is the standard used for maintaining temperatures in classrooms and other spaces on campus:

  • Occupied Spaces – The established temperature guidelines are 68 degrees Fahrenheit during the heating season (September 15 – May 15) and 76 degrees F during the cooling season (May 16 – September 14).
  • Unoccupied Spaces – 60 degrees F during the heating season and 85 degrees F during the cooling season.

Cooling temperatures only apply where air conditioning equipment currently exists. Some exceptions include laboratories, research areas and art/book archives.

For more information regarding the campus temperature policy, please visit: 

 http://essm.syr.edu/display.cfm?content_ID=%23%2BXI%28%0A