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Normal Operating Schedule 1/25/16

Dear Campus Community, University of the Sciences will operate on a normal schedule on Monday, January 25, 2016. Please consider taking mass transit if possible as some side roads around the campus are still snow covered. Safe Travels, Kim Carter Interim Director - Public Safety 215-895-1190


Exterior Doors on Card Access Only - UPDATE

Dear Campus Community, Based on feedback received through Faculty Senate, Staff Assembly, and SGA, the Cabinet has decided to continue locking the exterior doors on campus buildings and then re-evaluate the policy after 90 days. The campus community will be polled to determine how the system is working. If you encounter any problems, please report these issues to Public Safety via email at DPS@usciences.edu. In order for the system to be most effective, please follow these do’s and don’ts: Don’t piggyback or allow piggybacking into a building (i.e. don’t allow others to follow you into a building without swiping their...


Campus doors on card access only

Dear Campus Community, Today, the Cabinet agreed to continue requiring card access to all campus buildings pending feedback from the Faculty Senate, Staff Assembly, and SGA. Cabinet members will collect this information from these governing bodies. With this information in hand, the University will decide at next week’s Cabinet meeting on a next step: stop the requirement; continue it until further notice; or continue it for a 90-day trial period, at which time the University will re-evaluate how it’s working. We thank you for your continued cooperation and understanding. Don't forget your ID card! If you need a new one...


Incident at Community College of Philadelphia

Dear Campus Community, Given the current environment, we wanted to inform you about an event that occurred earlier today on the campus of the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). Late this morning, we received information that there was a man with a gun on the campus of CCP. The USciences Department of Public Safety monitored the situation and it was ultimately confirmed that the incident had no connection to yesterday's posted threat. Today's incident centered around an argument between two individuals while in one of CCP's buildings. At one point during the argument, one of the individuals displayed a handgun...