Update: Campus Weather Closure – Tues., Feb 12

Alert Type: Snow

Start Time: Feb 11, 2019 @ 4:50pm

End Time: Feb 12, 2019 @ 2:42pm

Status: OK

Due to the hazardous driving conditions in Parkland and the surrounding areas, the university will proactively close on Tuesday, February 12. All classes are cancelled.

Residence halls will remain open and functioning; however, campus services, including path and lot clearing, will continue to be limited. University crews are working hard to reopen campus on Wednesday.

Operating hours for campus dining during this time period:

The Commons
Monday Dinner | Open until 7:30 p.m. (closing one hour early)
Tuesday Breakfast | 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday Lunch | 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday Dinner | 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Old Main Market
Monday | Open until midnight
Tuesday | 7:00 a.m. – midnight

In addition, the Mortvedt Library will be open for student use by card swipe until 8 p.m. on Monday and from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The Names Fitness Center will be open from until 11 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday’s hours will be posted on their webpage. 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 Tuesday, February 12, regarding the status of Wednesday morning and afternoon classes or activities, and by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 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, faculty and staff are asked to use caution and personal discretion in making decisions about coming to campus.