VCU closing at 4 p.m.

Sarah King
Staff Writer

A VCU alert sent around noon today said that all university night classes would be canceled due to the winter weather advisory, and the majority of VCU buildings would close by 4 p.m.

VCU Medical Center clinics and hospitals will remain open. Students with meal plans will be able to get food from the Shafer Dining Hall until 9 p.m.

The university-wide alert urged students to continue monitoring social media, VCU alerts and email for updates on the weather and further cancellation of classes.

The Weather Channel predicts the snow will continue until the early hours of the morning Wednesday, Jan. 22. Richmond is expected to accumulate about one to three inches of snow. The university alert warned students to use their best judgment in making travel decisions.

“I’m really excited we’re supposedly going to finally get a good snow,” said freshman chemical engineering Ryan Joiner, who lives in Brandt Hall. “I plan on reading in my bed and playing video games with my Easy Mac for the rest of the day and hopefully tomorrow too.”

A complete list of closures for both campuses is available below:

Monroe Park Campus closures

Barnes & Noble will close its doors at 4 p.m.

Bleaker St. Cafe in Snead Hall closes at 4 p.m. The Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell and Nao & Zen in the Student Commons will be open until 4 p.m.. Pizza Hut, Subway and the Provisions on Demand store will close at 5:30 p.m.

Students will be able to get food from the Cary St. Market & Deli, the Starbucks Coffee in the Cary & Belvidere residence hall until 5 p.m. Chilis will close at 6 p.m.

The Laurel & Grace parking deck restaurants, including IHOP, Raising Cane’s and Croutons Salads & Wraps close at 7 p.m.

Students will be able to eat at Shafer Court Dining Center and the Starbucks coffee in Cabell Library until 9 p.m.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22 Market 810 and 810-2-Go in Shafer Dining Hall will open at 7 a.m. as usual, but all other locations’ openings are subject to change.

Medical Campus closures

Jonah’s and Starbucks Coffee in the Larrick Student Center will close at 6 p.m.

Hideaway Cafe in Hunton Hall will close at 5 p.m.

Einstein Bros. Bagels in the Gateway Building closes at 7 p.m., while Wendy’s will be open until 8 p.m.


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