If Delaware Valley University deems the circumstances necessary to close or delay opening of the University due to a weather emergency, the announcement will be made via the radio, television, DelVal website, e2Campus, Facebook and Twitter.
Students, faculty and staff may also find out about closings and delays by calling the college's main telephone number at 215.345.1500. The main greeting will tell you if the University is closed or classes are delayed.
For the safety and security of the University community, we ask that callers refrain from contacting Campus Safety concerning inclement weather closings.
Students, faculty and staff may listen to or watch one of the stations listed below for school closings:
- KYW (1060 AM radio or www.KYW1060.com)
- KYW-3 television
Note: KYW radio and their website use a school closing number; Delaware Valley University school closing code is 770.
- WCAU Philadelphia (or www.NBC10.com)
- NBC 10 television
Note: WCAU television will use "Delaware Valley University" in their announcement.
- Fox 29 Television
Note: WTXF television will use "Delaware Valley University" in their announcement.
For students and faculty, a two hour late opening means the first and second periods are CANCELED (8:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.). In the event of a two hour delay, all non-essential staff, regardless of your start time, will be expected to arrive by 10:30 a.m. If the College is closed, day classes are CANCELED.
In the event of a mid-morning weather emergency, please check your campus email for instructions.
A separate announcement will be made for the cancelation of Evening and Weekend University classes. The radio and television stations will be notified by 2: p.m. for Evening University class cancelations Monday through Friday. The Weekend University class cancelation announcement will be made by 6:30 a.m. for morning classes and 10:30 a.m. for afternoon classes.