UPDATE | 2:30 p.m.
Ram Van service will be suspended after 7 p.m. this evening: the last Ram Van will leave the Rose Hill campus at 6 p.m.; the last Ram Van will leave Lincoln Center at 7 p.m. Students who have evening classes should contact their instructors for direction.

Dear Members of the Campus Community,

Governor Hochul has declared a state of emergency in New York due to heavy rainfall and local flooding.  The University remains on a normal schedule, but members of the University community should exercise caution while walking on campus, and avoid walking near or under large trees. Ram Vans are operating on normal departure schedules, but transit time between campuses may be longer than usual.

Deans and instructors may contact their students with further information about alternative arrangements for classes affected by the weather. Staff who are affected by the weather should check with their supervisors.

The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain and flash flooding into this evening. As always, members of the University community should take local conditions into account when traveling to or from campus. Faculty, students and staff should call any of the following numbers for the latest campus travel-related information:

  • (718) 817-5555
  • (212) 636-7777
  • (800) 280-7669 [(800) 280-SNOW]
  • (877) 375-4357 [(877) 375-HELP]

In an emergency, please call Fordham Public Safety at (718) 817-2222.


Robert Fitzer, Associate Vice President
Fordham Department of Public Safety