Severe Weather and Other Emergency Cancellations
The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our first priority.
When severe weather or other emergencies occur that cause the university to cancel classes or delay the opening of campus, the Brandeis community will be notified by 6 a.m. of the affected day, if not earlier, in several manners:
Email and text messages
- Brandeis University Severe Weather email to all current students, faculty, staff and sponsored accounts
- Brandeis Emergency Notification System (BENS) text message to all subscribers
Brandeis weather hotline: 781-736-2625
Local television and radio outlets
- WBZ-TV Channel 4
- WBZ-AM 1030
- WCVB-TV Channel 5
- WFXT-TV Channel 25
- WHDH-TV Channel 7
- CW56-TV Channel 56
- WRKO-AM 680
See the Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness websites for more information about campus safety. In an emergency on campus, call 781-736-3333, or use one of the blue light phones on campus to reach campus police.