Facilities Management does not have an estimate for when hot water and heat will be restored, according to an email Tuesday.
Students in the dorms have been advised to avoid using sinks, toilets, showers and laundry facilities in their buildings.
Facilities Management staff is assessing the situation, and crews are working to restore normal operations.
The outage was caused by a "faulty feeder," according to a statement from this university.
UMD can’t keep treating its service and maintenance staff as disposable.
The bill passed unanimously.
The outage occurred early Wednesday morning.
The 10-day outage is scheduled to stretch over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Treating employees of color poorly discourages students of color from enrolling.
They include Caroline, Tydings and Woods halls, among others.