The Valley City State University Power house is in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Power House continuously generates steam for heating, cooling, hot water, etc. to all of the buildings on campus.

During the heating season, the Power House supplies heat to campus using either coal or gas for fuel. A boiler operator is always on staff while the boilers are in operation.

The Power House is staffed with 8 full-time employees and includes boiler operators, system maintenance and building security.

The Power House is also responsible for certain electrical aspects of campus (changing out ballasts, installing switches, etc.) as well as preventative maintenance of HVAC equipment, air handlers, pumps, air compressors, and exhaust fans.

Office Information

Mailing Address
Facilities Services
Valley City State University
101 College St SW
Valley City, ND 58072

Phone
701-845-7705
800-532-8641, ext. 37705

Fax
701-845-7707

Office Hours
Academic Year
7:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer
7:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

24-HOUR ASSISTANCE
Power House
701-840-6051



Assistant Director for Facilities Services
Patrick Horner
patrick.horner@vcsu.edu
701-845-7702

Assistant Director for Facilities Operations & Safety
Jessica Frerich
jessica.frerich@vcsu.edu
701-845-7710