SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Brandeis University closed, Friday, February 8

To the Brandeis community,

Brandeis will be closed on Friday, February 8. All classes and public activities are canceled. 

In order to aid in the clearing of campus roadways ALL student vehicles must be moved to their ASSIGNED parking lot by 2 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8.

Vehicles found in violation will be subject to towing at vehicle owner/operator expense.

Your cooperation is appreciated

For more information about student activities go to:    

If there are any changes to university operations or scheduled events, further updates will be provided by midnight tonight.

All weather-related updates will be posted on the Brandeis University homepage


Additional Information

PARKING: The City of Waltham has issued a parking ban on City streets beginning at 8 am tomorrow morning.

BOSTON/CAMBRIDGE SHUTTLE:  Please note that the Friday and Saturday Boston/Cambridge shuttle has been canceled. The Boston/Cambridge shuttle will run on Sunday on its usual schedule. 

CAMPUS SHUTTLE:  Our campus and Waltham shuttle service will run Friday and Saturday evening with Crystal bus mini vehicles instead of our campus vans.

GOLDFARB LIBRARY:  The Goldfarb Library will close on Friday evening at the normal hour (6 pm); it will be closed on Saturday and it will re-open Sunday at noon.  Farber 1 and Farber Mezzanine will be open on Saturday from noon to 8 pm, and the Cafe will be open, to provide study space, but there will be no access to physical library collections.  Students who check out reserve reading materials on Friday after 4 pm (and before closing at 6) will be able to keep those materials until Sunday at noon."

Further Weather Updates

(These are the only official sources of Brandeis weather-related information). 

Thank you and stay safe!

In the event of additional changes to class schedules or activities, the community will be notified through local radio and television stations and via SMS text message.

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