3:51 P.M. OCT. 31 UPDATE - Campus to reopen Thursday, Nov. 1; non-critical and non-essential employees NOT required to work
Posted October 31, 2012; 03:51 p.m.
Note: This announcement was updated with information about deadline extension for single-choice early action applications.
The University campus will be open tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 1. Only critical and essential employees are required to report to work. University buildings and facilities will be accessible for students, faculty and staff who need to use them. Staff who support key operations will be contacted directly regarding their work requirements.
The University's Tiger Transit system will resume limited operations Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Graduate students, faculty and staff are welcome to use Dillon Gym, Firestone Library and Frist Campus Center. Most University services are running on fall recess schedule.
Unless otherwise indicated, all weekend events will be held as scheduled. Some events may have been cancelled, so those who plan to attend or participate in events should check the event listing online or contact the respective event coordinators.
Several key roads that lead to the campus are open, but many roads remain closed. Traffic conditions can be monitored through Google traffic or 511NJ, but please note that these independent sites vary in functionality.
Power to University buildings that are not connected to the University's cogeneration system, including Stanworth Apartments and Butler Apartments, will be restored when the public electricity supply is back up.
Some campus buildings that have been running on power from the University's cogeneration plant may lose power briefly when they are switched back to the public electricity supply.
For the latest information on power status for campus operations, check the Department of Facilities' "outage" page.
University Services and Tiger Transit also will provide graduate, undergraduate students and members of the campus community with bus service to Princeton Shopping Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1. The bus, listed as the shopper on TransLoc, will start with the first trip at 10 a.m. and then run continuously beginning at 12 p.m., with the final trip back to campus at 4 p.m.
The stops would be as follows: Stanworth Apartments, Graduate College, Princeton Station (Dinky), Lawrence Apartments, Butler Apartments, and Princeton Shopping Center.
The bus will bring shoppers back from the shopping center via Stanworth Apartments, Graduate College, Princeton Station (Dinky), Lawrence Apartments, and Butler Apartments.
Because of Hurricane Sandy, the Office of Admission is extending the single-choice early action deadline for all students to Nov. 7. All applications must be submitted online or postmarked by this date unless personal or hurricane-related issues make it difficult or impossible to file the appropriate forms.
This extension also applies to students who are submitting applications through the QuestBridge process. The financial aid deadline for early action remains Nov. 10. For any counselors, teachers or recommenders who may be affected by the hurricane, the Office of Admission will be flexible on the submission of school forms and supporting documents.