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Classes Canceled, Campus Remains Open
Due to the projected path of Hurricane Sandy and its potential impact on Connecticut, University of Hartford classes are canceled Monday, Oct. 29, through Wednesday, Oct. 31.
University employees should report to work on their normal schedules on Monday, Oct. 29. Any updates or changes will be communicated on Sunday evening, Oct. 28, via text message, email, web alert, and the message on the University’s main phone number (860.768.4100).
Residence halls and the Commons dining hall will remain open. University events on Saturday and Sunday will go on as scheduled. The shopping shuttle and campus shuttle will operate as scheduled. Village Market and Einstein Bros Bagels in GSU will be open regular hours. The Sports Center and libraries will be open at least through Monday, with updates to follow.
For detailed information on the University’s storm plan implementation, go to www.hartford.edu/storm-plans.
Effective Monday morning, Oct. 29, at 8 a.m. students will not be allowed to register or host guests on campus.
Students who leave for the duration of the class cancellation period should closely monitor their Hartford.edu email account, any text alerts from the University, the University web page, or call the main phone number, 860.768.4100, and listen to the recorded message, for the most up-to-date information on the University’s status.
Students who leave campus should be sure to close and lock their windows.
Students who choose to leave campus, but do not go home, are encouraged to communicate with their parents/families to make them aware of their whereabouts.
The Office of Residential Life is fully staffed and will be for the duration of the storm.
In anticipation of heavy rain, students should immediately move cars parked in low-lying areas of Lots C, D, E, F, and N-Lot extension (behind the baseball field) to higher locations within those lots. On Sunday evening, cars can also be moved to M Lot (behind the Sports Center.) See campus map.
Students who experience difficulty locating a parking space should call Public Safety at 860.768.7985 to be directed to available spaces.
Non-residential students are encouraged to monitor local media for storm status updates, to exercise safe decision making, and to review preparation lists that are being recommended by Connecticut Light and Power and the American Red Cross. Information on available community services, including shelters, can be obtained 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week by simply dialing 2-1-1 or going to www.211ct.org.