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10/05/2015

Public Safety Advisory UPDATE - 10/5/15

Dear Campus Community, We appreciate everyone’s continued alertness and cooperation today. The Department of Public Safety will continue to provide increased patrols on campus as well as maintain enhanced security measures. The University is aware of vague references in postings and messages being made on various social media channels and message boards. We have shared these messages with the FBI who is also monitoring these sites. The FBI has so far found no corroborating information specific to any college or university. We ask that you remain aware of your surroundings, report any suspicious activity or behavior to the Department of...

Public Safety Advisory UPDATE

Dear Campus Community, The Department of Public Safety continues to monitor the campus following the alert issued on Sunday, October 4, 2015. While the threat is non-specific and covers the 80 colleges and universities in the Philadelphia region, the entire USciences community is asked to remain vigilant. University of the Sciences is operating on a regular schedule on Monday, October 5, 2015. The Department of Public Safety has increased patrols of the campus, and we continue to work with local and federal authorities. The Philadelphia Police are on heightened alert and have increased patrols. Please be aware that all buildings...

10/04/2015

Public Safety Advisory

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) notified Universities and Colleges in our region that threats of violence have been made against “an unspecified university near Philadelphia”. The information includes a specific date of Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, 1 p.m. central time/ 2 p.m. eastern time. We have been advised by ATF and the FBI that they have “no knowledge of any specific threat”. However, in an abundance of caution we are working closely with Federal and local Law Enforcement Agencies to monitor this unspecified threat. The Department of Public Safety has increase our security patrols and...

03/06/2015

University Closed - 3/6/15 due to weather

Dear Campus Community, Due to current weather conditions, the University will be closed today 3/6/15. Essential employees are required to report. We expect to resume normal operations Monday3/9/15. Please check website/email for updates. Have a good day, Kim Carter Interim Director - Public Safety

03/05/2015

University closed 3/5/15 due to weather conditions

Dear Campus Community, Due to current and expected weather conditions, the University will be closed today 3/5/15. Essential employees are required to report. We expect to resume normal operations tomorrow 3/6/15. Please check website/email for updates. Have a good day, Kim Carter Interim Director - Public Safety

03/02/2015

Delayed Opening - University Opening at 11 a.m on 3/2/15

Dear Campus Community, Due to current weather conditions USciences will open at 11 a.m. today, March 2, 2015. An email regarding today's Assessment Day will be forthcoming. If you have not signed up for the text alerts, register at http://alert.usciences.edu. Please Travel Safely, Kim Carter Interim Director - Public Safety

02/17/2015

Delayed Opening - University Opening at 11 a.m on 2/17/15

Dear Campus Community, Due to current weather conditions USciences will operate on a 2-hour delay. The University will open at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 17, 2015, for on-site classes and offices. Classes scheduled prior to 11 a.m. are cancelled. Online classes will be held as scheduled. If you have not signed up for the text alerts, register at http://alert.usciences.edu. Dining Services, ARC, and Library Hours Dining Services Wilson Dining 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wilson Express 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Coffee Lab 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Starbucks 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tasty Drake’s 9:30 a.m. to 11...

01/27/2015

Resume Normal Operations 1/28/15

USciences will resume normal operations on Wednesday January 28, 2015.

01/26/2015

Offices Closing/Classes Cancelled at 1pm on 1/26; Offices Closed/Classes Cancelled on 1/27

Dear Campus Community, Due to current and projected weather conditions: As of 1:00 PM, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, on-site classes are cancelled and USciences offices will be closed. Essential employees such as Facilities and Public Safety should report to work. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, on-site classes are cancelled and USciences offices will be closed. Essential employees such as Facilities and Public Safety should report to work. Online classes will be held as scheduled both days. Students, Faculty, and Staff should keep up to date by checking the University’s emergency website – http://emergency.usciences.edu. Further University status updates regarding Wednesday, Jan....

01/21/2015

UPDATE: 1/21/15 Sodexo, ARC & Library Hours

Tonight the ARC will remain open until 10pm. The Library will remain open until 6pm. Due to the early closing of the University due to weather the following hours of operation will be: Wilson Dining Hall: closes at 7:30PM Wilson Express: Closes at 8:00PM Coffee Lab: Closed Starbucks: Closes at 11:00PM Tasty Drake’s: Closes at 11:00PM