Temple cancels Feb. 19 in-person classes due to snowstorm

The university had also closed campus today due to the weather.

Temple University will cancel in-person classes and close its United States campuses on Feb. 19 due to an ongoing snowstorm. | ALLIE IPPOLITO / THE TEMPLE NEWS

Temple University’s United States campuses will be closed and in-person classes canceled on Feb. 19 for the second day due to a snow storm, the university announced today.

Online classes will be held as scheduled, according to the announcement.

The National Weather Service expects an additional one to three inches of snow and one tenth of an inch of ice to accumulate in southeastern Pennsylvania from tonight through Friday afternoon.

Campus was closed today and in-person classes canceled due to the storm.

COVID-19 testing for Temple students and staff that was originally scheduled for Feb. 19 will be canceled at all locations, according to the announcement. Testing is expected to resume on Monday, Feb. 22. 

Nonessential employees who normally report to campus should discuss remote work options with their supervisors, while essential employees like Campus Safety Services, operations, facilities and other staff will report to work, according to the announcement. 

Residence halls on campus will remain open, with food service available at Morgan Hall, while the Howard Gittis Student Center will be closed, according to the announcement. 

Individuals at The Lewis Katz School of Medicine, the School of Podiatry and the Kornberg School of Dentistry should consult with their supervisors for guidance on clinics and other activities. 

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