SEPTLA Member Closings and Public Access Notices

Institution Name

Cairn University

Beginning March 22, Cairn University is moving all onsite courses to remote learning until further notice. Library building is now closed and all staff working remotely. LiveChat is available M-F, 8AM to 10PM, Saturday 10AM to 10PM, Sunday 3PM to 10PM. Library staff will continue to fill ILL requests for e-resources as time permits.  (Updated 3/24/2020)

Clarks Summit University

All classes will be online March 23-April 13. The library is closed. (3/17/20)

Eastern University

Warner Library is closed until March 30. We are monitoring all resources and responding to emails, phone calls, etc.  All classes are being conducted online until the end of the semester. The library plans to open after 3/30. We will advise.

Evangelical Seminary

Lancaster Bible College

At this point, the campus of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary is restricting access to current students, faculty, and staff through April 12, 2020. Please check the LBC website for further updates and FAQs. (3/16/2020)

Lancaster Theological Seminary

Lancaster Theological Seminary Library is closed to the general public (including visiting students and faculty) beginning March 17. Our building is locked and a fob is required to enter. Direct all inquiries to Ask the Librarian.

We have now suspended fulfilling ILL requests. Staff are working completely from home. One staff member checks on the library building daily. (3/23/2020)

Missio Seminary

Missio is moving classes online through April 3; offices and the library are closed through March 27; we’ll continue supplying digital ILL requests. (3/17/2020)

Moravian College and Theological Seminary

Moravian has moved to online instruction beginning March 16.  The library is now closed until 3/29.  However, librarians are monitoring email and chat is available M-F: 8 am - 4:30 pm. (updated 3/17)

New Brunswick Theological Seminary

NBTS  has moved to online instruction. Sage Library is closed indefinitely with all staff working remotely. Virtual reference is available M-F 11-5PM; Sat 12-5PM.  

Princeton Theological Seminary

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library is open through 4:30pm Friday, March 20 only to those with a valid Princeton Theological Seminary swipe card. https://library.ptsem.edu/blog/covid-19 (3/19/2020)

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Online instruction until Apr 20; Library/ College building will be closed as of 1 p.m. today until March 30. (3/13/2020)

Reformed Episcopal Seminary

Students will continue their learning online.  Physical operations at the Seminary are postponed until we can return.  (rev. 3/20/2020)

Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

The library has announced (via the website) that we are closed to the public until further notice. We're setting up some measures to allow our student workers to run the library for student use at specific times of the day when the staff is gone. (3/13/2020)

United Lutheran Seminary

Closed until further notice. Emailed inquiries will still be accepted from the public at this time. Institutional info as things progress at: https://my.uls.edu/welcome/uls-coronavirus-faq (3/18/2020)

University of Valley Forge

UVF has moved all classes online until further notice.  The library building is closed.  Electronic resources and databases are available to students, and we are responding to emails and phone calls.

Westminster Theological Seminary

Westminster library is closed with no specific reopen date set. (3/13/2020)