UPDATE: Outdoor Air Quality Alert for June 8
Dear Members of the Rutgers Community,
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the National Weather Service anticipate slightly better smoke conditions for tomorrow, Thursday, June 8. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is forecasted to be Orange, or Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.
Individuals should limit outdoor activity, consider wearing a KN95 mask or better when outdoors, and refrain from strenuous activity. More information can be found at https://www.airnow.gov/sites/default/files/2021-03/air-quality-guide_pm_2015.pdf
Please know that the university will continue to monitor our air systems to assure maximum operation to limit outdoor air as much as possible.
The university status remains unchanged. Individuals scheduled to be on campus should do so. Supervisors with employees who are scheduled to work outdoors should make alternative assignments and arrangements for indoor work. Outdoor summer programs should modify their schedules as appropriate and refrain from outdoor activities.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
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When announcements are made, you will also find campus status information through these sources:
Police and Emergency Resources
- Sign up to receive emergency text alerts by subscribing to Emergency Notification System (NetID required)
- Rutgers University Police Department
- Text to RUPD program (For non-emergencies)
- In Case of Emergency: Dial 9-1-1
Campus status information will also be available through the following media providers and their websites:
- News-12 New Jersey
- New Jersey 101.5 (FM)
- WCTC Radio (1450 AM)
- WCBS Radio (880 AM)
- WRNJ Radio (1510 AM, 104.7 and 92.7 FM)
- WRSU Radio (88.7 FM)
For more emergency-related information, visit the following sites:
Other Rutgers Locations
State and National Information
- NJ Office of Emergency Management
- National Weather Service
- From the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station:
For more information about the university's policy concerning adverse weather conditions, please visit the Office of Emergency Management's adverse weather information webpage.