Published 02/07/13

All Feb. 8 classes cancelled, administrative offices closed

To Bryant Students, Faculty, and Staff,

The University is keeping close watch on the winter storm predicted to intensify February 8 throughout the day and into Saturday morning. For the safety and well being of our community, all undergraduate, graduate, and Executive Development Center classes are cancelled, and all administrative offices are closed February 8th. Essential personnel are asked to report to work as scheduled.

Bryant students are encouraged to remain on campus and refrain from driving their vehicles unless absolutely necessary. Because power outages may occur, students are encouraged to take steps now to charge laptops, cell phones, and other devices that will allow them to stay informed and in communication with their families as the storm progresses.

The University’s emergency management team has made appropriate plans based on the most current forecasts.

Weekend meals will be served in Salmanson Dining Hall as follows. The Gulski, Bello Center, Cafe ala Carte, and South Dining Hall facilities will be closed Friday through Sunday.

  • Friday-Sunday, brunch served 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. daily
  • Friday-Sunday, dinner served 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. daily

 The Malcolm and Elizabeth Chace Wellness and Athletic Center facilities will be open:

  • Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Krupp Library will close at 10 a.m. Friday, February 8, and re-open at noon Sunday, February 10.

The Bryant Center will remain open for regular hours throughout the weekend:

  • Friday, open until midnight. Mardi Gras mask decorating is scheduled for 10 p.m. in South Dining Hall
  • Saturday, open 10 a.m. -  midnight. From noon - 4 p.m. in South: Make Your Own Pillow; Reverse Tie Dye; Goody Giveaway
  • Sunday, open 10 a.m. - midnight

Weekend events and activities: All athletic games scheduled for Saturday, February 9, have been moved to Sunday, February 10, with the same starting times. Bryant will hold a Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday evening, 8 - 10 p.m. in the MAC.

Please note there will be no BTA service for Friday and Saturday; BTA service is scheduled to resume Sunday from 2 - 7 p.m.

Please look for further safety and security updates, as well as information regarding weekend activities and events, to be posted on www.bryant.edu and sent by email. You can also call Bryant’s Storm Line, 401-232-6002.

(This article was updated at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, with new information regarding hours of operation.)