April 15, 2013
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Campus Alert: Science Building Temporarily Closed

News, Announcement

Last updated at 4:49 p.m. on April 15, 2013

The Nassau County Hazmat Unit has taken multiple readings in the Science building and has determined that the air quality is safe.

As a precaution, the University has decided to close the building at 4:45 p.m. to allow for additional ventilation.

Evening classes will be rescheduled or classes will be held in other buildings. A notice will be posted online and on the Science Building entrance doors. The science building will re-open on April 16, 2013.

Science Building Class Locations Changed for TONIGHT April 15, 2013 ONLY
Psychology of Criminal Behavior     
Hagedorn 210
S. Telford
0501 386 02

Trends in Deaf Culture
Blodgett 209
A. Sacchetti
0876-290 03

Theory of Exercise Prescription    
Hagedorn 200
John Wygand
0852 566 01

Advanced Accounting                  
Levermore 314
N. Koumbiadis
0201 403 01

International Business  
Post Hall 207
S. Moskalev
0204 341 664

Internship in School Psychology II  
Woodruff Hall 253
M. Peterson
0504 620 01

Development Psych Through the Lifespan    
Alumni Hall 228
A. McCue
0501 114 30

Tooth Structure                            
Hagedorn 104
R. Mascolo
0105 211  01

General Chemistry                    
Blodgett 211
R. Lippman
0106 112 03


At approximately 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15,  the Department of Public Safety received a call from an Adelphi professor who stated that during a class in the science building there had been a hazardous material incident. The building was evacuated and the Garden City Fire Department and Nassau County Fire Marshal responded.

Thank you all for your cooperation.
Gene Palma
Assistant Vice President 
for Public Safety & Transportation
Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, N.Y 11530
p – 516.877.3505
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