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Delayed Opening Thursday, March 22, 2018

The University will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Use best judgment to determine if conditions are safe for travel. Take caution while walking on campus, as blowing snow can create slippery conditions.

University Closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Due to the expected inclement weather, the University will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Day and evening events will be cancelled. For athletic events please contact the Athletic Department. Weather conditions will continue to be monitored. Vehicles must be removed from the surface lots and relocated to the parking deck (levels 2 through 4) immediately.

SafeRide services have also been cancelled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Transportation Services will resume when conditions permit.


This page is used to relay information about weather related or emergency information and closings. For scheduled University closings, see our holidays and holidays and academic calendar.

Operating hours for the Seton Hall Law School and University Libraries may differ from the main campus. Visit law.shu.edu and library.shu.edu for more information.  Gourmet Dining campus hours are available on gourmetdiningllc.com/campus/shu/. Updated athletics hours and event information is available on shupirates.com.

Campus Notifications

Seton Hall University will disseminate important information and updates (such as campus closings and delayed openings) to the campus community using a variety of communication technologies. These include:

  • Pirate Alert: notifications can be delivered via cellular phone calls, text message, e-mail and landline telephones.
  • Seton Hall Website: the home page of the University (www.shu.edu) will display the most up to date information. You can also bookmark this page for updates and notifications.
  • Twitter: follow us on Twitter @SetonHall to receive updates and information.
  • Facebook: information will also be posted on our official page; like us for updates.
  • Main Campus Line: call (973) 761-9000 to hear updated emergency information as it's made available.

Weather Related Delays and Closings

The entire Seton Hall community is encouraged to be prepared in the event of weather emergencies and potential campus closings, class cancellations and delayed openings. Decisions in this regard are taken very seriously, focused first on the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. University leadership continually reviews National Weather Service reports and consults with state and regional emergency services officials when making these determinations. Regardless of the operating status of the University, always use your best judgement when electing to travel based on safety conditions in and around your area.

Key Contacts

Public Safety
(973) 761-9300

Student Services
(973) 761-9075

Health Services
(973) 761-9175

Housing and Residence Life
(973) 761-9172

Disability Support Services
(973) 313-6003

In the event of a life threatening emergency, dial 911. 
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