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3 posts from February 2021

02/25/2021

Campus Safety Alert (2/25/21)

Dear Campus Community,

For your safety and situational awareness, we would like to draw your attention to a recent increase of robberies and assaults occurring in the University City District, including some near our campus in the areas of Clark Park as well as 41st Street and Chester Avenue.

Philadelphia Police and Southwest Detectives are actively investigating and searching for the suspect or suspects involved in these recent incidents. Additionally, USciences Department of Public Safety will be increasing patrols and adjusting deployments along with our University City District Public Safety partners, Penn Police, and Philadelphia Police Department.

USciences Public Safety strongly urges the University community to remain aware of their surroundings and to take necessary safety precautions including ensuring residences and vehicles are locked and walking in groups in well-lit, high-traffic areas. 

USciences Public Safety provides walking escorts to all students, faculty, and staff 24/7, 365 days a year.  If you need an escort, please call 215-895-1117.  If you are outside the vicinity of USciences’ campus and need an escort, University City District provides walking escorts between 10 a.m.-3 a.m. and can be contacted at 215-387-3942.

For emergencies, call 9-1-1 and then USciences Public Safety dispatch at 215-596-7000. Please also remember to activate a nearby emergency phone if you are able to do so.

-USciences Department of Public Safety

02/17/2021

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/18/21)

Due to forecast inclement weather conditions, USciences’ on-campus operations are suspended on Tuesday, February 18, 2021. There will be no in-person classes. Remote classes and operations will proceed as scheduled. 

Employees who can work remotely should do so.

Essential personnel for facilities and public safety should continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. 

For updates from USciences please visit http://emergency.usciences.edu

 

Dining Services 

Dining will be operating on the following schedule: 

Wilson Dining: Open from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Tasty Drakes, Coffee Lab, Starbucks, and Wilson Express will be closed.

 

The Athletic/Recreation Center will be open 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

02/01/2021

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/2/21)

USciences Weather Advisory: On-Campus Operations Suspended (2/2/21)

Due to inclement weather conditions, USciences’ on-campus operations are suspended on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. There will be no in-person classes. Remote classes and operations will proceed as scheduled. 

Employees who can work remotely should do so. Essential personnel for facilities and public safety should continue with scheduled shifts as per their supervisors. 

The City of Philadelphia has declared a Snow Emergency. There is a potential for disruption of mass transit. Please check SEPTA.org for more updates. 

For updates from USciences please visit http://emergency.usciences.edu.

 

Dining Services 

Dining will be operating on the following schedule on 2/2:

Wilson Dining: Open from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. for grab and go online ordering.

Tasty Drakes: Open from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. 

Coffee Lab, Starbucks, and Wilson Express will be closed.


The Athletic/Recreation Center will close at 8 p.m. tonight 2/1. The ARC be closed tomorrow 2/2. Stay tuned to your email for updated hours of operation