Emergency Information Website

10/28/2014

Possible SEPTA Strike Update

Dear Campus Community, As of this writing, SEPTA continues to run normally; however, the threat of strike that would impact city services (Regional Rail and select other services are not affected) remains. It never hurts to plan ahead, so as a reminder important information has been posted at http://emergency.usciences.edu about our strike plan and the services we are able to provide to our USciences community. Also, if you have not already done so, please take a short survey regarding your commute to campus: http://bit.ly/septa-survey2 in order that we can plan effectively if there is a service disruption. In the event...

10/24/2014

Septa Strike Emergency Response Plan

USciences EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN SEPTA STRIKE According to the latest information we have, there is the potential for a SEPTA strike beginning Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, that would affect buses, trolleys, and subways. We ask that all students, faculty, and staff make alternate transportation plans well in advance of the strike if you are affected by a shutdown of SEPTA's services. Students, faculty and staff should allow sufficient travel time and anticipate delays due to increased vehicular traffic and the increase in ridership on available services. The Emergency Response Team recommends that individuals use alternate means of transportation such as,...

08/15/2014

OEM 7 day Forecast

This is the 7-day Forecast from the Office of Emergency Management Friday: Mostly sunny. High 76F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday Night: Some passing clouds. Low 58F. Winds light and variable. Saturday: Generally sunny. High 82F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly clear skies. Low 62F. Winds light and variable. Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. High 86F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Sunday Night: Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then becoming mainly clear overnight. Low 62F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph....

06/17/2014

AccuWeather Alert

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ 329 PM EDT TUE JUN 17 2014 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT WEDNESDAY. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE UPPER 90S. * MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 90S. * TIMING...THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE DURING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...THE FIRST HOT AND HUMID SPELL OF THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER WILL BE STRESSFUL, ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND VERY YOUNG. IT COULD ALSO HAVE EFFECTS ON ANYONE...

06/15/2014

SEPTA Service Resumes

SEPTA resumes operations; follow normal parking procedures on campus.

06/14/2014

Septa Regional Rail is on Strike

According to the latest information we have, SEPTA Regional Rail is on strike beginning this weekend. Please visit septa.org for additional service information. WHAT WILL RUN Market-Frankford Line Broad Street Line/Broad Ridge Spur Line Norristown High Speed Line ALL City and Suburban Transit Bus, Trolley, and Trackless Trolley Routes Routes 204 & 205, Route 310 (Horsham Breeze), Cornwells Heights Parking Shuttle and LUCY (Loop through University City): Will operate regular service CCT Connect: Regular service will operate for registered ADA and Shared Ride customers. There may be some delays due to increased demand and local street traffic. WHAT WILL NOT...

06/12/2014

Campus Power Outage - 6/12/14

Peco is on site and the power has been restored to the Campus Community. The Campus Community experienced a power outage due to downed electrical wires at the 4200 block of Chester Avenue which affected most of the campus community with the exception Griffith Hall, Kline Hall, STC, and the ARC. We are currently experiencing some access control issues and we working to ensure all building are currently open for business. Sent from my iPhone

03/17/2014

1 Hour Delay Due To Weather - March 17, 2014

Due to extreme weather conditions USciences will operate on a 1 hour delay. The University will open at 10:00 am today, March 17, 2014 (for onsite classes and offices). Please travel safely. Kim Carter - Associate Director of Public Safety

03/03/2014

University Closed Due To Weather Conditions - 3/3/14

Dear Campus Community Due to current weather conditions, on-site classes are cancelled and USciences offices will be closed today, 3/3/14. Essential operations such as Facilities and Public Safety should report. We expect to resume normal operations on Monday 3/4/14. Students, Faculty and Staff can keep up to date by checking the University's emergency website – emergency.usciences.edu Thank you and have a warm safe day! Kim C. Carter Associate Director Department of Public Safety University of the Sciences

02/21/2014

Tornado Watch

Tornado Watch/Severe Weather Notice The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Pennsylvania that includes 5 counties in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia at 2:30 – 5:00 pm. Also this watch includes 13 counties in Central New Jersey, Mercer Monmouth, Northern New Jersey, and Hunterdon Middlesex Somerset in Southern New Jersey, Atlantic, Burlington Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Ocean Salem. This would also include Atlantic City, Cherry Hill, Deptford, Doylestown, East Brunswick, Edison, Flemington, Freehold, Glassboro, Hammonton, Media, Millville, and Moorestown, Mount holly New Brunswick, Norristown, North Brunswick Township, Ocean City, Pennsville, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, Toms...