WEATHER ALERT: U.S. CAMPUSES CLOSED WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21.
Weather information for Wednesday, March 21
Updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 20
Due to the severity of the forecast of inclement weather, Temple’s U.S. campuses will be closed and classes canceled Wednesday, March 21. Only essential employees should report as scheduled to closed campuses. Nonessential employees should not report. Medicine, Dentistry and Podiatry will issue information about clinic schedules.
Students in online classes or at off-campus locations should contact their instructors.
Residence halls will remain open, and staff will be available. Johnson & Hardwick and Morgan dining halls will be open on a regular schedule.
The TECH Center will be open on a normal schedule (24 hours a day).
The IBC Student Recreation Center will be open from 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday. The Pearson and McGonigle halls third-floor recreation courts will be open from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. All other campus recreation facilities will be closed.
Student and Employee Health Services, Tuttleman Counseling Services and the Student Center on Main Campus will be closed, as will the Student Faculty Center on the Health Sciences Campus.
Shuttle services will not be running Wednesday.
Prospective students and their families should consider rescheduling their information session and tour to another date. Please reschedule your visit at admissions.temple.edu/visit.
GradFest, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been rescheduled to 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, in Mitten Hall.
The School of Medicine will be closed. This includes all students on clinical rotations in the Philadelphia area, as well as staff and faculty.
The School of Podiatric Medicine, including the Foot and Ankle Institute, Health Sciences Center clinical practice and Ambulatory Surgical Center, will be closed. Students on external clinical rotations should follow the instructions of their respective rotation directors regarding requirements to report for training.
For those students at affiliate campuses, site leadership will make a determination based on local weather conditions and advise you accordingly. Students on visiting (away) clinical rotations should check with site leadership.
Temple University Physicians (TUP) will be closed. This includes TUP practice staff, as well as the administrative and operational departments supporting the clinical practices. Essential personnel for School of Medicine/TUP are to report to work as required by departmental needs.
Campus Safety Services, Operations, Facilities and other staff will be on duty and working to ensure the safety and comfort of the Temple community.
Temple’s inclement weather and unscheduled campus closings policy is available here. More information from the City of Philadelphia is available here. SEPTA has posted winter weather service information here.
Check back for updates.