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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

A Message from the Chief

From the Director of Public Safety

This is an ever changing world that we are a part of and vigilance is a must. The vision of the Department of Public Safety is to enhance and preserve the quality of life, learning opportunities, and life experiences of each member of our community. In order to achieve this goal, we actively work in collaboration with all facets of the community to provide a safe and secure campus environment. We recognize that effective public safety and the prevention of crime are achieved by establishing a professional and trusting relationship with our community. The Department of Public Safety possesses the core values of Professionalism, Accountability, Teamwork, Communication, Responsibility, Innovation, Integrity, Duty, Respect, and Tolerance.

If you have any questions about safety and security at the university, please visit our website, or contact the Department of Public Safety at 860.768.7985, or email us at

John D. Schmaltz

Chief and  Director of Public Safety