Some examples of what qualifies as an appliance emergency:

  • Gas smells
  • Ovens or stoves that will not turn off
  • Actively overflowing dishwashers or washing machines

For emergencies only, call Facilities Central at 202-994-6706 option 2. This line is staffed 24 hours a day.


Residential Spaces

  • Each residential room containing one to three residents has one mini-fridge and one microwave.
  • Rooms with four or more residents and rooms with kitchens are equipped with 10 cubic foot refrigerators and microwaves.
  • Rooms with kitchens should also contain a stove and may be equipped with a dishwasher.

Any appliance related requests may be submitted through FixIt.  

Residential Stove Hoods

Some kitchens have stove hoods installed with no electrical connection. This means fans and lights are non-operational. The buildings below have stove hoods with no electrical connection. If your building is not listed, you may submit a Fixit request for non-functioning stove hoods.

  • 2109 F Street
  • Francis Scott Key Hall (FSK)
  • Fulbright Hall
  • International House
  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Hall (JBKO)
  • Building JJ
  • Lafayette Hall
  • Madison Hall
  • Mitchell Hall
  • Munson Hall
  • Strong Hall