Temple University Alert

This information was last updated 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. Check back for updates as they become available or follow us on Twitter.  

Temple will open and classes will be held as scheduled on Monday, Jan. 25.


Weather information for Friday, Jan. 22; Saturday, Jan. 23; and Sunday, Jan. 24

Temple University is preparing for the expected winter storm that according to current reports will affect Greater Philadelphia from Friday night, Jan. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 23. As with any inclement weather event, the university is coordinating its response to help ensure the safety and comfort of the campus community.

Many activities for Saturday, Jan. 23—including classes and noncredit activities—are being canceled or postponed. Students should contact their instructors for more information.

Essential personnel must report to work as scheduled unless otherwise directed by their supervisor.

Residence halls and student cafeterias will remain open and staff will be available. Dining facilities are scheduled to be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The second-floor dining area in Morgan Hall and the Johnson & Hardwick dining hall will open first.

The TECH Center will be open Friday until 12 a.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. It will  resume its 24-hour-a-day schedule starting Sunday at 10 a.m.

Paley Library is expected to be open Saturday until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Campus Recreation facilities will be open for regular weekend hours. The IBC Student Recreation Center will open Saturday at 9 a.m. Visit the Campus Rec website for more information.

Evening bus service by TUr Door and the Owl Loop will be cancelled Sunday. On Monday, the Ambler-Main Campus shuttle will use Broad Street for pickups and drop-offs.

The Walking Escort Program will be available throughout the weekend. Students can request walking escorts by calling 215-777-WALK (8-WALK from a campus phone). They are available daily from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m.

On Sunday, the Liacouras Garage, Montgomery Garage and the Cecil B. Moore parking lot are open. Normal parking operations are expected to resume Monday.

Tuttleman Counseling Services and Student Health Services will be closed this weekend.

Free Food and Fun Fridays on Jan. 22 in the Student Center is canceled. The Student Center will close Friday at 12 a.m. and will stay closed until the building resumes normal operations Sunday.

Both Temple basketball games originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, have been rescheduled. The men’s game against SMU will be played Sunday, Jan. 24, at 12 p.m. The women’s game against Houston, which was scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m., will now be played Friday, Feb. 12, at a time to be determined. Visit owlsports.com for more information.

Ambler, Center City, Fort Washington and Harrisburg campuses will close at the conclusion of their scheduled activities at the end of the day Friday, Jan. 22 and resume normal operations Monday, Jan. 25.

Sunday's performance at the Temple Performing Arts Center has been cancelled. Check Sinfonia's website early this week for updates about a possible rescheduled performance: www.philadelphiasinfonia.com.

For information about public transit, check SEPTA’s website.