Temple cancels in-person classes on Feb. 2 due to snow

The announcement came after Philadelphia declared a snow emergency on Sunday.

Temple University extends its cancellation for in-person classes and closures for United States campuses on Feb. 2 due to the continuing snowstorm. | ALLIE IPPOLITO / THE TEMPLE NEWS

Temple University’s United States campuses will be closed and in-person classes will be canceled on Feb. 2 for the second day in a row due to a snow storm, which is projected to cause up to eight more inches of snow and continuing heavy winds.

The Philadelphia area already received between three and six inches of snow, WHYY reported.

The storm began on Jan. 31 and is forecasted to end on Feb. 2, according to an announcement from the city of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia declared a snow emergency at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Online classes will take place as they are scheduled, according to Temple’s announcement.

COVID-19 testing for students, faculty and staff at all locations are canceled and additional testing options will be available later in the week, according to the announcement.

Nonessential employees who were scheduled to work on campus should not come to work and talk to their supervisors about potential remote work.

Essential workers should report as instructed by supervisors, according to the announcement.

Clinical activities at the School of Pharmacy, School of Podiatric Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry are being rescheduled. Those involved in clinical activities should check with their supervisors for additional information.

Residence halls will remain open and staff will be available, according to the announcement. Morgan Hall will have available food service. 

While the TECH Center, Paley Hall and Campus Recreation will continue to follow their regular schedules as conditions allow, the Student Center will be closed.

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