Stay informed during weather emergencies

Penn State Harrisburg keeps faculty, staff, and students informed of delays and cancellations due to severe weather through the PSUTXT system, Facebook page, Twitter page and on the campus website, as well as the telephone voicemail system, e-mail, and automated messages at the college's main telephone number, 717-948-6000.   Local television and radio stations also inform the public of delays and cancellations.

PSUTXT is an easy and accessible system that notifies you via cell phone or e-mail in the event of a campus closure or emergency.  Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to sign up for this important service.

To register, visit  Once there, faculty, staff and students should click on the link to login via WebAccess. Existing users then can link their PSUTXT accounts to their Penn State access account ID, and new users can use the form to create a new account.

Members of the community who do not have a Penn State access account can use the public form at  to login or create a new account.  Be sure to select Harrisburg Alerts in the Optional Groups section to ensure that you receive notifications specific to this campus.

PSUTXT alerts for all Penn State campuses also are sent to Twitter. To follow PSUTXT on Twitter, visit

Although classes and events may be cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather, the campus is still open to provide critical services to the students who live on campus, including housing and food.  Police Services and other emergency services also remain operational around the clock, regardless of the weather.