Winter Storm Update for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Dear NYLS Community,

As many of you know, the National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm beginning tonight (Tuesday, March 6) and continuing tomorrow (Wednesday, March 7). Although precipitation will begin as rain, it is expected to change to snow, with a projected total of six to 12 inches, by tomorrow night.

If the storm occurs as forecasted, NYLS will likely cancel classes and events tomorrow and may close campus. We are monitoring the storm’s progress and will announce any cancellations or closures by 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.

We will stay in regular contact with you about the status of our operations. Please visit www.nyls.edu for the latest updates, and watch for emails, text messages, and voice messages through our NotifyNYLS system. You can find our school closing policy here.

Thank you, and please stay safe, warm, and dry.

Dean Crowell

 


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NYLS Offices Closed Friday, January 5, 2018 for Winter Storm; Building Open for Bar Study

Dear NYLS Community,

I hope you are safe and warm. The storm has caused significant traffic and transit disruptions throughout the tri-state area. Although City Schools will open, many of our community members live in the counties surrounding the five boroughs and the conditions are not expected to be clear or easy. Accordingly, New York Law School is closing its administrative offices tomorrow and all meetings, and events are cancelled. To the extent staff can work from home, we ask them to do so.

Despite these cancellations, the Law School building will be open for use by community members from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Library will be open from ‎10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bar takers will have access to the NYLS campus but should contact their commercial providers about class schedules. Those students seeking to study on campus should check the NYLS webpage for any potential changes in library or campus operations.

We expect that NYLS will resume normal library and building hours on Saturday, January 6.  Please watch for emails, texts, and voice messages from our NotifyNYLS emergency communication system to ensure you have the latest updates.

Thank you, and please take care of yourselves, your loved ones, and neighbors.

Dean Crowell


NYLS Offices Closed January 4, 2018 for Winter Storm; Building Open for Bar Study

Dear NYLS Community,

This evening, it was announced that the New York City public schools will be closed tomorrow due to expected significant snowfall. As a result, New York Law School is closing its administrative offices tomorrow and all meetings, and events are cancelled. Despite these cancellations, the Law School building will be open for use by community members from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. The Library will be open from ‎10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bar takers will have access to the NYLS campus but should contact their commercial providers about class schedules. Those students seeking to study on campus should check the NYLS webpage for any potential changes in library or campus operations.

We expect that NYLS will resume all scheduled meetings, and activities on Friday, January 5. Please watch for emails, texts, and voice messages from our NotifyNYLS emergency communication system to ensure you have the latest updates.

Thank you, and please stay safe and warm.
Dean Crowell



Important Notice: Dec. 11 Morning Final Exams Start One Hour Late

Updated 2:00 p.m.

Dear NYLS Community,

I hope you are well. The individuals who may have been injured in this morning’s incident at the Port Authority terminal are in our thoughts.

I’m just writing to let you know that all remaining final exams will take place this evening as scheduled. The Port Authority and MTA Subways have resumed normal operations.‎ Best wishes on your remaining finals.

As always, please let us know if you would like to speak to me, Dean LaPiana, or Dean Sally Harding about the incident. We also have professional counselors for students and staff available, please let us know your needs.

All my best,
Dean Crowell

Dear Students,

We hope you are all safe. All morning final exams will be delayed by one hour. Due to significant police and emergency response at the Port Authority bus terminal, subway service is currently disrupted. Please do not go to Port Authority if you are commuting to school. Please make alternative arrangements to travel to NYLS. The subway disruptions are as follows:

  • 1, 2, 3, N, Q, R, W & 7 Trains are bypassing  (not stopping) Times Square in both directions
  • A, C & E trains are bypassing 42 St/Port Authority-Bus Terminal in both directions.
  • There is no S 42 St shuttle service in both directions.
  • There is no B train service between Bedford Park Blvd and Brighton Beach in both directions.
  • E trains are stopping along the F line between 36 St (QNS) and W 4 St-Washington Sq in both directions.
  • These service changes are because of an NYPD investigation at Times Sq-42 St.

For up-to-date information, please visit www.mta.info.

We will be back in touch as soon as possible with any updates. Again, please stay safe.

Dean Crowell