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Campus Closings, Cancellations, and Late Start Policy

In the event of an unanticipated closing due to inclement weather or another emergency, you may obtain official information regarding the status of classes by:

Sign up for PSUAlert

PSUAlert is Penn State's emergency notification system for students, faculty and staff. The system will be used to alert members of Penn State's campus communities of emergencies, campus closings, and other urgent information. Using this portal, students, faculty, and staff can choose to receive PSUAlert messages by text message, voice message, and email. Go to https://psualert.psu.edu/psualert/ to sign up.

Listening to KYW NewsRadio -1060 AM

Codes for Class Cancellation
495 - Daytime
2495 - Evening

Watching WTXF FOX 29 Television or NBC-10 TV after 6:00 a.m.

Closings are listed by our campus name, Penn State Brandywine

Checking the campus website, Facebook, and Twitter

Please note; posting on the website, Facebook, and Twitter will be dependent on Internet connection and power. Always check local television and radio stations for up-to-date information.



In the event of a significant snowfall or snow closure, please try not to leave your vehicle in the campus parking areas as it becomes very difficult for the maintenance department to clear the snow from the lots.


In the event of a 2-hour delay:

MWF classes:

  • The first classes held are the 10:30 classes, meeting at the regular time, with a regular schedule following.
  • The campus opens at 10:00 and staff report at 10:00.

TR classes:

  • The first classes held are the 10:00 classes, meeting at 10:30 until 11:45, with a regular schedule following. Common hour is delayed until the 10:00 classes end.
  • The campus opens at 10:00 and staff report at 10:00.