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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 PSUTXT

Enroll in PSUTXT, a service that lets you know via cell phone text alerts or email when classes are canceled due to weather conditions or if the campus has an emergency closure or other schedule alteration. Go to http://psutxt.psu.edu 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.


cell phone

University will transition to new emergency messaging service this summer

This summer, Penn State will transition to a new emergency messaging system, away from the current service known as PSUTXT. The transition to the new service, which will be called PSUAlert, will begin in late May and will continue through June. No action is required at this time. Find out what to expect.