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USciences COVID-19 Task Force Update (4/1/2021)

To: All Staff, Faculty, and Students As the weather is getting warmer, the number of COVID-19 cases has begun to increase in Philadelphia and nationally; this has been particularly notable in the 20 to 34-year-old group. On Monday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Wallensky dramatically expressed her concerns regarding a potential fourth surge. The Task Force wants to remind our campus community to continue to be vigilant and safe whether on-campus or off-campus. In recent weeks we have seen a number of exposures to COVID-19 from friends, family members, or personal contacts within our community. We are strongly recommending that during...

02/25/2021

Campus Safety Alert (2/25/21)

Dear Campus Community, For your safety and situational awareness, we would like to draw your attention to a recent increase of robberies and assaults occurring in the University City District, including some near our campus in the areas of Clark Park as well as 41st Street and Chester Avenue. Philadelphia Police and Southwest Detectives are actively investigating and searching for the suspect or suspects involved in these recent incidents. Additionally, USciences Department of Public Safety will be increasing patrols and adjusting deployments along with our University City District Public Safety partners, Penn Police, and Philadelphia Police Department. USciences Public Safety...

02/17/2021

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/18/21)

Due to forecast inclement weather conditions, USciences’ on-campus operations are suspended on Tuesday, February 18, 2021. There will be no in-person classes. Remote classes and operations will proceed as scheduled. Employees who can work remotely should do so. Essential personnel for facilities and public safety should continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. For updates from USciences please visit http://emergency.usciences.edu Dining Services Dining will be operating on the following schedule: Wilson Dining: Open from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Tasty Drakes, Coffee Lab, Starbucks, and Wilson Express will be closed. The Athletic/Recreation Center...

02/01/2021

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/2/21)

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/2/21) Due to inclement weather conditions, USciences’ on-campus operations are suspended on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. There will be no in-person classes. Remote classes and operations will proceed as scheduled. Employees who can work remotely should do so. Essential personnel for facilities and public safety should continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. The City of Philadelphia has declared a Snow Emergency. There is a potential for disruption of mass transit. Please check SEPTA.org for more updates. For updates from USciences please visit http://emergency.usciences.edu. Dining Services Dining will be operating on the following...

01/31/2021

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/1/21)

Due to inclement weather conditions, USciences’ on-campus operations are suspended on Monday, February 1, 2021, starting at 7 a.m. There will be no in-person classes. Remote classes and operations will proceed as scheduled. Employees who can work remotely should do so. Essential personnel for facilities and public safety should continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. The City of Philadelphia has declared a Snow Emergency. There is a potential for disruption of mass transit. Please check SEPTA.org for more updates. For updates from USciences please visit http://emergency.usciences.edu. Dining Services Starbucks will close at 8 p.m. tonight, 1/31. Dining will...