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February 18, 2015 - 5:39 am

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

For Students and Faculty

Classes will remain cancelled from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. Classes prior to 11 a.m. Wednesday will not be held. Arrangements to make up missed classes are at the discretion of the faculty member. (Condition 3)

The normal class schedule will resume at 11 a.m. (Condition 1)

For Employees

Offices are closed (Condition 3) until 11 a.m.

Offices will fully reopen on a regular schedule at 11 a.m. on Wednesday (Condition 1).

Factors Leading to Today’s Decision:

• Limited Chapel Hill Transit service for early morning routes.

• Continuing hazardous conditions on secondary roads.

• Significant refreezing on campus sidewalks and parking lots.

Please continue to check the University’s homepage, www.unc.edu, for updates about University operations, along with the information sources listed below.

Employees (SPA and EPA non-faculty) are reminded of the University’s Adverse Weather Policy. See the Adverse Weather Policy Clarification for Employees for additional information.

UNC uses three main adverse weather operating conditions:  Condition 1 (open), Condition 2 (classes canceled; University has suspended non-mandatory operations; offices are open and non-mandatory employees should report to work if possible) or Condition 3 (classes canceled; offices closed).

Reports of state government closings do not apply to the University. The University generally announces adverse weather news on www.unc.edu, the campus information sources listed below, and through the news media.

Unless a change is announced, the University always operates under Condition 1 – regular schedule.

Other Information Sources

•     Alert Carolina website, alertcarolina.unc.edu, and Alert Carolina informational emails.

•     (919) 843-1234. Adverse Weather and Emergency Phone Line for recorded information and announcements about campus operations.

•     UNC Traveler’s Information System Radio, 1610 AM, near campus.

•     UNC Department of Public Safety for details including parking lot conditions.

•     Chapel Hill Transit inclement weather news and routes and schedules

ABOUT THIS EMAIL:  Campus-wide email is not an instant source of information as part of the University’s notification process. The University’s Alert Carolina System is activated using a strategy that is based on redundancy, using multiple methods to communicate. The best, most up-to-date source of information will always be the Alert Carolina website, https://alertcarolina.unc.edu/.