The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rain and high winds beginning at approximately 5 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, November 21, and extending into the morning of Wednesday, November 22.  The University remains on its 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.

The last Ram Van departs Rose Hill at 11 p.m. this evening, and from Lincoln Center at 12 a.m. Contractors have been advised to secure all loose materials and custodial staff will be available for any potential flooding. Campus dining venues are operating on their normal schedules. Fordham Libraries are operating on their normal schedule.

The Office of the Provost is in contact with all deans regarding alternative class modalities for students and faculty affected by the weather. Staff who are affected by the weather should check with their supervisors.

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.


Bob Howe | Senior Director of Communications Office (212) 636-6538 | Mobile (646) 228-4375