To: Stevens Students, Faculty and Staff
From: Louis Mayer, CFO, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, and Incident Commander, Emergency Management Team
Date: July 8, 2021
Subject: Tropical Storm Elsa: Expected Hazardous Conditions and Campus Closure

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches the tristate area Thursday night through Friday afternoon. Heavy rain and strong to severe thunderstorms are expected along with damaging wind gusts. The City of Hoboken has issued guidance in anticipation of the storm. Due to the anticipated severity of this storm, the Stevens campus will be closed on Friday, July 9. All employees should work remotely. All final exams will be held online as previously scheduled. Employees and students affected by storm-related power and connectivity issues that impact their access to work or online exams should alert their supervisors and/or professors as soon as they are able. 

Essential workers and faculty engaged in essential research activities that require access to on-campus labs may come to campus and should contact Campus Police in advance at x5105 to coordinate building access. 

The Samuel C. Williams Library, all dining venues and all athletics facilities will be closed. 

The Stevens Emergency Management Team will continue to monitor campus conditions. Up-to-date alerts and information from the City of Hoboken are available at https://www.hobokennj.gov/emergency-notifications

As always, please monitor your text alerts, email, the Stevens website, or institutional social media channels for any updates.

Please stay safe during the storm. If you experience an emergency on campus, please contact Stevens Campus Police at 201-216-3911