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03/28/2016

Campus Security Update

Dear Campus Community, In light of the recent robberies in areas near campus, Public Safety has taken the following steps to provide better protection to the campus community. Received a commitment from University City District to have their mobile and bicycle patrols make more frequent drives through the USciences campus area. Received a commitment from the Philadelphia Police to place special attention on our campus area which will also offer additional police presence driving through the campus area in both marked and unmarked patrol vehicles. Public Safety has Contracted with a security firm to provide additional officers to patrol our...

03/21/2016

Robbery Reported - 3/21/16 - 4100 Chester Lot

Dear Campus Community, The Department of Public Safety has been advised of a knifepoint robbery that took place at 10am this today in the parking lot of 4100 Chester Avenue. Philadelphia Police responded and are investigating. The individual approached a female and displayed a knife stating that he would not hurt her or take her money if she bought him food, which she did. The individual then fled with the food and the female was unharmed. Please be cautious as you travel in that area, use the walking escort service and utilize the following safety tips. Safety Tips · Be...

03/20/2016

Area Robbery Reported

Dear Campus Community, The Department of Public Safety has been advised of an armed robbery that took place this evening on the 1500 block of Markoe Street. Philadelphia Police responded and are investigating. Please be cautious as you travel in that area, use the walking escort service and utilize the following safety tips. Safety Tips · Be alert and aware. Pay full attention to who is around you when you are in public. Avoid text messaging and talking on the phone. · Trust your instincts. Report any and all suspicious activity to USciences Public Safety (215-596-7000) or Philadelphia Police (911)....

02/15/2016

Offices Closing/Classes Cancelled at 4pm on 2/15/16

Due to current weather conditions, on-site classes are cancelled and USciences offices will be closed as of 4:00PM, today, 02/15/16. There will be no on-campus evening classes. Online classes will be held as scheduled.