February 20, 2020 - 1:53 pm

Because of inclement winter weather, the University will move to  Condition 2- Suspended Operations/Classes Cancelled at 4 p.m. today, Feb. 20, and stay in Condition 2 until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21.

A decision regarding the operating status for after 10 a.m. tomorrow will be communicated no later than 8 a.m.

Campus Units and Services Operational Status 

For an up-to-date look at operating status for campus services including dining halls, residence halls, parking and transportation and other campus units and services, visit alertcarolina.unc.edu/status.

Unless a change in operational status is announced, the University always operates on a regular schedule.  Your safety is our number one consideration.  As a rule, students, faculty and staff must use their own best judgement about whether they can travel safety to and from campus.

Information Sources 

If winter weather changes the University’s operating status, campus communications will include:

  • An email, website post and, if conditions warrant, a text message from Alert Carolina, alertcarolina.unc.edu. You must be signed up to receive an Alert Carolina text message.
  • Posts on the University’s homepage, www.unc.edu, amplified via official social media accounts including @UNC, @AlertCarolina (for parents, family, Chapel Hill residents and friends) and @UNC_HR on Twitter.
  • Adverse Weather and Emergency Phone Line: (919) 843-1234. You may call this number to hear recorded announcements about campus operations.

Please visit  “Adverse Weather and Emergency Closing” posted on the Alert Carolina  and Office of Human Resources websites to view an easy-to-read chart describing the three conditions in greater detail along with a summary explaining the key factors in the decision-making process.