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Severe Weather Update | Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016


Update Saturday, Jan. 23 | 1:30 p.m.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a travel ban as of 2:30 p.m. today (no vehicles are allowed on roads except for emergency vehicles) and a State of Emergency for New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley as a major Nor’easter affects the region:

New York City bus service has ended at noon today, and all elevated and open-cut subway lines will cease operations this evening: the last trains to depart the terminals will leave at 4 p.m. Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will also begin an orderly shutdown of service at 4 p.m.:

Martino Hall (45 Columbus Avenue) is closed as of 1:30 p.m. today and will remain closed Sunday, Jan. 24.

The football dinner scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. has been cancelled.

Members of the University community are strongly advised to stay indoors during the weather emergency.


Update Friday, Jan. 22. | 9:30 p.m.

The last Ram Van will depart from the Lincoln Center campus at 2 a.m. Friday night/Saturday morning.


Friday, Jan. 22. | 3:10 p.m.

All classes at all campuses of Fordham University—including Fordham Westchester and the Calder Center—will be cancelled on Saturday, Jan. 23, and Sunday, Jan. 24, due to severe weather conditions anticipated in the New York area.

There will be no Ram Van service on Saturday and Sunday, though service may resume Sunday evening, as weather conditions allow. There will be no neighborhood shuttle service, nor shuttle service to local subway stations operating in the Rose Hill community on Saturday night.

Residential dining facilities will be open on their normal schedules at both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses. Retail operations will be open as staff is available.

University Health Services will be open at Lincoln Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday only; University Health Services at Rose Hill will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Fordham University Emergency Medical Service will continue to be available 24/7 at Rose Hill: in an emergency, please call Fordham Public Safety at (718) 817-2222.

The Lombardi Center, and fitness centers at the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses will be open on their normal schedules.

The Quinn and Walsh Libraries will be open on their normal schedules, as study zones only; the Law Library will be closed both Saturday and Sunday.

Martino Hall (45 Columbus Avenue) will be open on its normal weekend schedule.

As always, members of the University community should take local conditions into account when traveling to or from campus. Faculty, students and staff should call any of the following numbers for the latest campus weather-related information:

(718) 817-5555
(212) 636-7777
(800) 280-7669 [(800) 280-SNOW]
(877) 375-4357 [(877) 375-HELP]

In an emergency, please call Fordham Public Safety at (718) 817-2222.

This message will be updated as necessary during the weather emergency.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding


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