NYLS Early Closure Today; Delayed Opening Tomorrow

Please be aware that today, tonight, and tomorrow morning, temperatures in the New York City area will be extremely low. Local authorities have advised that later this afternoon, bursts of snow and heavy winds are expected, with possible white-out conditions.

Wednesday, January 30: Classes beginning at 4:00 p.m. or later are cancelled and will be rescheduled. NYLS on-campus events scheduled for 4:00 p.m. or later are cancelled. Staff may leave campus beginning at 4:00 p.m. to allow additional travel time.

Thursday, January 31: There will be a delayed opening to allow for possible travel disruptions, particularly for those commuting from outside the city. There will be no classes before 11:00 a.m.; cancelled classes will be rescheduled. Classes beginning at 11:00 a.m. or later will take place as usual. Staff are asked to be in their offices by 10:30 a.m. Please contact your supervisor if you are unable to commute to the office. Everyone should plan for additional travel time.

The Library will continue operating according to its regular schedule.

Stay Safe in Cold Weather

When commuting to and from campus, dress warmly and minimize the amount of time you spend outside. Find tips for staying safe in cold weather here. Check local news reports and the MTA’s website for the latest weather and transit advisories.

Stay Connected

This is a good opportunity to make sure that your NotifyNYLS contact information is up-to-date so that you receive all weather-related notifications about access to campus. Instructions are below.

Please stay tuned to your email and phone for any further updates later today and/or tomorrow morning. Stay safe and warm.