The US National Weather Service Seattle Washington has issued another Winter Storm Warning for tonight and mid-day tomorrow. Due to the hazardous driving conditions in Parkland and the surrounding areas, the university will proactively close on Monday, February 11. All classes are cancelled.
Residence halls will remain open and functioning; however, campus services, including path and lot clearing, will continue to be limited. Operating hours for campus dining during this period of time are as follows:
Sunday Dinner | 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (closing one hour early)
Monday Breakfast | 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Monday Lunch | 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Monday Dinner | 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Old Main Market
Sunday | 8:00 a.m. – Midnight
Monday | 7:00 a.m. – Midnight
In addition, the Mortvedt Library will be open for student use by card swipe from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday and the Names Fitness Center will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday and until 11 p.m. on Monday. The Anderson University Center will be open for regular hours.
Please be very careful and, when possible, limit travel outdoors. Be cautious of icy walkways, roads and ice covered branches falling.
Commuter students or employees needing temporary housing during hazardous weather may contact Campus Safety at 253-535-7441. Students and employees will be offered a temporary stay in an empty residence hall room or lounge. You will need to supply your own bedding.
A determination will be made by 8 p.m. on Monday, February 11, regarding the status of Tuesday morning and afternoon classes or activities, and by 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12 for evening classes and activities. The PLU homepage will be updated with closure information (www.plu.edu) or you can call the campus closure hotline at 877-322-0872 for information regarding the status of PLU’s hours of operation.
Students, staff and faculty are urged to use discretion in deciding whether to travel to campus and should use extreme caution while on the road.