University closed for non-essential staff; normal operations resume at 3 p.m.

Due to the snow storm, Princeton University is closed for non-essential staff Thursday, Jan. 27. Normal operations will resume at 3 p.m., which means that employees whose shift begins at 3 p.m.  or later should report to work at their normal duty times. Critical and essential employees should report at their normal duty times throughout the day. 

There are no classes scheduled because of intersession.

A definition of critical and essential services employees is available on the Office of Human Resources' emergency weather policy.

Questions about how the snow may affect scheduled events on campus should be directed to the individual department or program sponsoring the event.

During the winter, students, faculty and staff are advised to check the Princeton home page or call (609) 258-SNOW for weather-related updates.

In addition, the University maintains an Emergency Preparedness website. The environmental health and safety and facilities offices have published a list of tips on pedestrian safety during the winter.

The National Weather Service provides weather updates for central New Jersey on its website. In addition, the New Jersey Red Cross offers winter storm preparation and safety tips online.