- Mike Quitko announces his retirement
- Turner named Canada’s U-18 head coach
- NHL’s Islanders draft Devon Toews
- Recent graduate killed in motorcycle accident
- Former student arrested after bomb threats
- Bomb threat delays third commencement ceremony
- University lays off 16 professors, hires 12
- McLean verbally commits to Quinnipiac
- Canisius rallies past Quinnipiac baseball
- Student charged with second-degree burglary
Quinnipiac closes as Connecticut braces for Hurricane Sandy
As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Connecticut shoreline, Quinnipiac University is taking action.
The University will close beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 and will remain closed through Tuesday, Oct. 30. Classes and events are canceled, and all campus offices will be closed during this time.
All residence halls will remain open, as well as the student centers and dining halls on the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses. The North Haven Campus will be closed throughout the storm.
Public Safety and Student Health Services will have additional staff available. The university’s shuttles will have service to Union Station in New Haven between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The shuttles to the York Hill Campus will run until 10 p.m. on Sunday evening.
Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane, is projected to make landfall between Maryland and Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service. Fairfield County, Bridgeport, East Haven and Old Saybrook have all issued mandatory evacuations, beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.
Stay with the Quinnipiac Chronicle for more information throughout Hurricane Sandy.