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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Hawk Walk Information

The Office of HRD is again challenging the University community to get out and walk for wellness by participating in the 5th Annual Fall Hawk Walk/Run Challenge

The program will work as follows:

1. Select a captain and form teams of 4-7 members.  Choose a team name, complete the registration materials and return to Kathe Snow in HRD at by Wednesday, October 10, 2012.  Team members must be faculty and/or staff members. 

2.  If you would like to participate individually in this challenge, please complete the registration form and return to Kathe Snow in HRD at by Wednesday, October 10, 2012.  You may participate individually or you may choose to be put on a team.  Please indicate this on your registration form. 

3.  Each participant must wear a pedometer to accurately track their numbers reflecting total daily steps taken.  If you would like to participate but do not have a pedometer, HRD will provide you with one.  Supplies are limited! 

4.  Team Captains will report weekly the number of steps each team member has taken.

5.  Further guidelines are available at

HRD will track each team’s progress on the HRD website during the weeks of October 15, 2012 through November 18, 2012.   Whether you make small strides or achieve personal goals, this activity is a step towards your proactive approach to wellness.

Put your pedometer on first thing each morning and keep moving all day long!

You will find mapped out walking routes on the University campus and the corresponding distance, use the maps or create your own path, whichever you choose just get out and walk!  A daily tracking sheet can also be downloaded below to tally your individual and team’s steps.

Hawk Walk/Run Sign Up Form

Weekly Individual Tracking Sheets

Activity Waiver