Weather watch

UD open on normal schedule Feb. 10

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6 a.m., Feb. 10, 2014--The University of Delaware is operating on its normal schedule Monday, Feb. 10. 

UD Facilities staff began clearing and de-icing the campus on Sunday, Feb. 9, and began clearing campus parking lots early Monday morning. 

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Finals shuttle schedule

UD Transportation Services has announced that the shuttle bus schedule during final exams will consist of all day routes operating on a regular schedule Monday through Friday.

Members of the University community are reminded that safety is UD's highest priority. Employees should not put themselves at risk, and those who expect difficulty traveling should contact their supervisors.  

UD Policy

The University Policy and Procedures Manual includes a section dealing with personal safety considerations for faculty and students. Please note the policy, which is reprinted here:

Faculty and students are not expected to take unnecessary risks to meet their teaching and learning obligations due to inclement weather. When classes have not been canceled, it is a matter of personal judgment whether traveling to campus is hazardous. Faculty should notify their departmental offices when weather precludes them from meeting their teaching obligations; similarly, students should notify their professors when inclement weather precludes them from class attendance. In such cases, students should be allowed to make up missed class time and, whenever possible, canceled classes should be rescheduled.

Weather information

Information on any closings or late openings will be available on the UD home page and on UDaily as soon as possible after a decision has been reached.

News also will be available through the UD telephone information line at 302-831-2000.

In addition, information will be shared with the state Department of Education's School Closings and Delays website

Members of the campus community should not call UD Police so that telephone lines there can remain open for emergency calls.

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