Closing the University
POLICY:
CLOSING THE UNIVERSITY
Effective Date:
July  8, 1977
Revised Date:
 
Review Date:
November 4, 1986
Approving Body:
Vice-President (Administration)
Authority:
 
Implementation:
 
Contact:
Office of the President
Applies to:
All Staff


The responsibility for closing the University rests exclusively with the Office of the President, Vice-President (Administration).

If staff members or students become aware of an emergency situation that they feel warrants the closing of the University, they should immediately advise the Office of the President, Vice-President (Administration).

This Office will assess the situation and issue any instructions that are deemed necessary to Deans, Directors, Heads of Colleges and Administrative Units by telephone. This Office will also attempt to inform the public by notifying radio and television stations of any decision to close the University. The same procedure will be followed in the case of severe weather conditions.