It is the intention of ESU to maintain normal operating hours even during inclement conditions.

In instances of severe weather, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) reminds students, faculty and staff to tune in to the radio and television stations and websites listed below, or visit the ESU website for updated announcements regarding possible class cancelations, delays and/or university closings.

            In most instances, University decisions about delays, cancelations or closings will be made by 6 a.m. concerning morning classes, 11 a.m. for afternoon classes and 2:30 p.m. for evening classes.

Specific announcements are as follows:

Classes Delayed: University classes will start at a specific time. A delayed openinggenerally applies to the class schedule only. Employees should report at their regular time.

Classes Canceled: Classes are canceled but other activities and functions on campus continue as scheduled. Offices and services remain, unless otherwise announced.

Closed: The university is closed and all university functions are canceled.

Media to Monitor:


WNEP-16, WBRE-28, WYOU-22, WFMZ-69, Blue Ridge TV-13


Monroe County: WSBG (93.5 FM),WESS (90.3 FM)

New Jersey: WHCY-MAX (106.3 FM), WSUS (102.3 FM), WNNJ (103.7 FM)

Wilkes-Barre / Scranton: WMGS (92.9 FM), WBSX (97.9 FM), WSJR (93.7 FM),

WBHT (97.1 FM), WKRZ (107.9, 98.5 FM), WGGY (101.3 FM), WMXQ (102.3 FM), WARM (590 AM), WILK (980 AM, 103.1 FM)

Allentown / Easton: WLEV (100.7 FM), WODE (99.9 FM), WWYY (107.1 FM), WCTO (96.1 FM), WRFY (Y102 FM), WBYN (107.5 FM, 1160 AM), WAEB (B104 FM, 790AM), WRAW (1340 AM), WMGH (105.5 FM), WEEX (1230/1320 AM), WLSH (1410 AM).

Radio on the Web: (95.1 FM), (B104 FM), (790 AM), (WSUS 102.3 FM, WNNJ 103.7 FM, Max 106.3 FM), (840 AM).

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      Weather announcements will also be posted on the front page of ESU’s website at as well as on the university’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Text messages and emails will be distributed to those who have signed up for the university’s e2campus emergency notification system.  To sign up, visit

      ESU values the safety of the campus community and realizes weather conditions can vary throughout the region. Employees should be cautious and use sound judgement regarding traveling to work. Employees should utilize leave time should they determine conditions in their area are unsuitable for travel.   

      In addition, you may call the university at 570-422-3211 for updated information. Students having questions about individual class cancelations should call the faculty member or the department secretary directly. Contact campus police for emergencies at 570-422-3064.

      Specific questions and concerns about this information should be directed to the Office of University Relations, 570-422-3532.