In the event of an official closing due to weather, power outage, or other emergency, notice can be obtained from the communications listed below:
KYW Media Communications
The KYW News radio station is 1060 AM. The Web address is http://www.kyw1060.com (by University Identification number)
The KYW News radio School Closing Phone Line is 215.925.1060.
The television stations are KYW-TV channel 3, CW Philly channel 57, CBS3 (HD channel 233).
You can receive a call with school closing information if you sign up for the KYW Storm Center Phone Alerts at http://www.kyw1060.com. If you would like to read more information about the alerts you can receive click on the KYW School Closings link on its homepage.
You can recieve school closing Text Alerts to cell phones and PDAs. Sign up at http://www.kyw1060.com, and click on the KYW School Closings link for details.
La Salle University’s identification numbers for KYW are as follows:
Bucks County Center Evening Classes–2746
Bucks County Center Day Classes–1746
Philadelphia Evening Classes–2105
Philadelphia Day Classes–105
Montgomery County Campus Evening Classes–2491
Montgomery County Campus Day Classses-1491
La Salle University Office of University Communications
For information Online: Official closing announcements will also be posted on the University’s web site home page at http://www.lasalle.edu and the mylasalle portal at http://inside.lasalle.edu.
For information via telephone: La Salle University Main Campus in Philadelphia’s emergency announcement telephone number is 215.951.1910. La Salle University Bucks County Center emergency announcement telephone number is 215.713.3900. There will be a closing announcement posted on the Web site whenever inclement weather or emergency closing is required.
For information on the Emergency Text Message System to cell phones and PDAs:
Sign up for Explorer Alert La Salle University Emergency Text Message system. You can sign up in three easy steps:
1. Log on the mylasalle web portal: http://inside.lasalle.edu, click on the Brother Luwis icon, and select the “Personal Information” option.
2. On the next screen, choose “Emergency Text Message Alert System” from the menu.
3. Fill in the requested information and click the “Submit” Button. You should receive a “test” message as confirmation of your enrollment in Explorer Alert almost immediately.
If you have any questions of experience any problems with registering your number, call the Help Desk at 215.951.1860 or send a ticket into the La Salle Online Helpdesk at http://helpdesk.lasalle.edu.
For nursing students, or any other students in class in a clinical setting, you should always contact your clinical instructors to determine if you should report to your clinical site in inclement weather.