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January 21, 2022 - 2:42 pm

Due to possible winter precipitation this evening, the University will move to Condition 1 (Reduced Operations) at 5 p.m. today (Friday, Jan. 21), and stay in Condition 1 until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, when the University will resume normal operations.

 Campus Units and Services Operational Status

For an up-to-date look at operating status for campus services including the Carolina Together Testing Program, dining halls, residence halls, parking and transportation and other campus units and services, visit

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 safely 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, You must be signed up to receive an Alert Carolina text message.
  • Posts on the University’s homepage,, amplified via official social media accounts including @UNC, @AlertCarolina (for parents, family, Chapel Hill residents and friends) and @UNC_HR on Twitter.

Please visit “Adverse Weather and Emergency Closing” posted on the Office of Human Resources website 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.