Emergency Information Website

03/13/2018

Introducing Concierge Safety officers

Dear Campus Community, The University of the Sciences Department of Public Safety is proud to announce the latest improvement in our ever-evolving deployment and campus public safety model. Beginning this week, DPS has begun to implement our new Concierge Safety officers at key locations across campus. Our Concierge Safety Officers will be wearing a concierge uniform and they will be primarily staged in the front facing lobby area of the buildings to which they are assigned. Woodland/Glasser, Mayes College, the Science Technology Center (STC) and The England Library, will be the first buildings to see these new officers. This follows...

03/07/2018

USciences Open March 8

USciences will resume normal operations on Thursday, March 8.

03/06/2018

USciences to Close on March 7

Due to the forecast of a severe winter storm in the Philadelphia region, USciences will be closed on Wednesday, March 7. Essential operations such as Public Safety and Facilities will receive updated schedules from their supervisors for coverage of tomorrow’s weather event. Starbucks and Tasty Drakes will be closed as will the ARC.

02/20/2018

Final Update for Power Outage

Power has been restored to all campus buildings. All campus activities may resume normal operations.

Power Outage - Update

The USciences campus is currently experiencing a power outage that is campus-wide. All buildings that are without power should not be occupied. If you are in a building that is without power, we ask that you please evacuate. The following buildings are currently open and have power and can be occupied: STC, ARC, Griffith, and IPEX 2:00pm classes that are scheduled for these above listed buildings will continue as scheduled. Classes scheduled to occur at 2:00pm in all other buildings will be cancelled. For all other classes today, please continue to monitor your email and text messaging for updates. We...

02/07/2018

Updated Eagles' Victory Parade Community Information

The following information pertains to campus operations on February 8, 2018: Updated Hours for Wilson Dining Hall/Tasty Drake's/Starbucks Wilson Dining Hall Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm Dinner: 4:30pm - 7:00pm Tasty Drake's C-Store 6:00pm - 11:00pm Wilson Express - CLOSED STC Coffee Lab - CLOSED Starbucks - CLOSED J.W. England Library Hours Open regular hours: 8:00am - Midnight Athletic and Recreation Center (ARC) Modified Hours: 4:00pm - 7:00pm General Parade Information & Road Closures Please follow the link belows: http://6abc.com/sports/full-details-for-eagles-super-bowl-parade-and-ceremony/3036697/ Transit Information SEPTA http://www.septa.org/eagles/ PATCO http://www.ridepatco.org/

02/06/2018

USciences to C-L-O-S-E for Eagles Parade 2/8

Dear Campus Community, The Philadelphia Eagles historic Super Bowl victory deserves a celebration … and a parade. After receiving information concerning road closures and limitations being placed on mass transit, we feel it is in the best interest of the campus community to cancel day and evening classes and close offices on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Online classes will be held at the discretion of the instructor. Essential operations such as Public Safety and Facilities will receive updated schedules from their supervisors for coverage. Please check emergency.usciences.edu for updated dining and ARC schedules. If you plan to attend the parade...

01/25/2018

Sexual Assault - Clark Park

Dear Campus Community, The University was recently made aware of a sexual assault that occurred in Clark Park between December 16, 2017 and January 14, 2018 at approximately 9:00 PM. The assailant was not known to the victim, nor has the assailant been apprehended. We will continue to update the University community if and when additional information becomes available. Please remain aware of your surroundings and consider utilizing the following University services. Please be reminded that for ALL emergencies Dial 911 first. Be prepared to give your name, location, and nature of your emergency. Please REMEMBER TO KEEP THE LINE...

01/09/2018

USciences Delayed Opening for 1/9/18

Due to current road conditions, USciences will open at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Essential personnel for facilities and public safety will continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. The ARC will open at 11 a.m. as well.

01/08/2018

Early Closing of Campus - 1/8/18 @ 1:00p

Due to the forecast of inclement weather, the University is dismissing non-essential employees as of 1 p.m. today (Monday, Jan. 8). Essential operations such as Public Safety and Facilities will receive updated schedules from their supervisors. As there is a risk of continued difficult travel Tuesday morning, the State of the University address has been rescheduled to Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Please be safe in your travels.