Emergency Information Website

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

Offices Closing/Classes Cancelled at 3pm - 1/21/15

Due to current weather conditions, on-site classes are cancelled and USciences offices will be closed as of 3:00 p.m., today, Jan. 21, 2015. Essential employees such as Facilities and Public Safety should report to work. Online classes will be held as scheduled. Students, Faculty, and Staff can keep up to date by checking the University’s emergency website – http://emergency.usciences.edu .

11/03/2014

SEPTA Strike Averted

Dear Campus Community, We are happy to report that a SEPTA strike appears to be averted. The union will need to ratify the agreement this week, but all indications are that a strike is no longer an issue. The University continues to operate normally. We thank you for your participation and planning with us. The Campus Emergency Response Team

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...