Emergency Information Website

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...

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

10/24/2014

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...