To the University community,
Today is Sunday, September 4, 2016. We are continuing to monitor and track of Tropical Storm Hermine that is currently located just east of the DELMARVA (Delaware, Maryland & Virginia) Coast and moving east north east. A Tropical Storm Warning is still issued for the Tri-State Area, which means Tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are expected within our area within 36 hours.
If the storm system continues moving further east this will delay the onset of Tropical Storm Force Winds, resulting in less tidal flooding during the day Monday and perhaps less tidal flooding for Monday Night than earlier forecast. Tropical storm conditions could still possibly remain with us until Wednesday.
Please remember to have flashlights, bottled water, nutrition bars and your prescription medications available prior to the storm. The Fairfield area could experience some flooding in low areas and possible power outages from high winds. If the university has a power outage, please know that Chartwells food services will be at the Linda McMahon Commons, which has an emergency generator. Please remember your personal safety to remain in your residence during active storm conditions. We will keep the community informed concerning conditions and services as necessary.
Paul J. Healy
Executive Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management
Please take a moment to review the inclement weather cancellation/delay policy.
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HELPFUL LINKS CAMPUS INFORMATION
Sacred Heart University has implemented an Emergency Notification system comprised of multiple technology layers for all members of the University community. This system requires that each student, faculty and staff member(s) provide emergency contact information. This information will be protected and held confidential, for use only by this emergency notification system.
SHU Communication Methods
- CAMPUS EMERGENCY CALL: (203) 371-7911 or (203) 374-9352 / Non-Emergency: (203) 371-7995 and for Local Police & Fire call – 911
- SHU website will have updated campus status reports.
- SHU Information Line at (203) 365-7669 for updates.
- SHU Public Safety may deploy the text message Emergency Alert System.
- Follow SHU on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for timely updates.
- Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/SacredHeartUniversity/
- Instagram - https://instagram.com/sacredheartuniversity/
- Twitter - @sacredheartuniv
Please be advised that all SHU Shuttle routes will be cancelled as of 11 a.m. The last departures from campus, regardless of their regular schedule, will be at 11 a.m.