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Newark campus closes early because of snow on Nov. 15

Classes meeting at 2 p.m. will not meet, offices closed at 2:30 p.m.

The University of Delaware's Newark campus will close at 2:30 p.m., today, Nov. 15, because of wintry weather.

Classes scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., Nov. 15, are canceled, and offices will be closed at 2:30 p.m. Campus buses will run until 4 p.m., today.  The University is expected to operate on its normal schedule tomorrow.

Information about any additional closings or schedule changes will be posted on this page. Please check back for updates. To submit information for inclusion in this list, please send email to ocm@udel.edu.

Updates for Nov. 15

  • Residential dining locations and POD's at Laird and Harrington will remain open as scheduled. Bleecker and all cart locations are closing at 2:30 pm. Both student centers are closing at 5 p.m.
  • All scheduled programming the Lil Bob will be canceled today, beginning at 2:30 p.m. (fitness classes, intramurals, rock wall, lap swim, club activities, Sweat-a-Thon). The Carpenter Sports Building will close at 6 p.m. Follow @UDLilBob on Twitter for updates.
  • The Barnes and Noble UD Bookstore is closing at 4 p.m. today.
  • The Trabant University Center and the Perkins Student Center will close at 5 p.m., today. All events are being canceled.
  • The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press are closing at 3 p.m., today.
  • The Department of History's Warnock Leture -- "Inventing Genocide: The Contingent Origins of a Concept During World War II" with Dirk Moses of the University of Sydney -- will be held as originally scheduled at 5:30 p.m., today, in Room 103 of Gore Hall.
  • The REP production of A Woman in Mind, scheduled at 7:30 p.m., tonight, in the Thompson Theatre of the Roselle Center for the Arts is canceled.

Personal safety

Safety is UD's highest priority. Faculty, staff and students should not put themselves at risk, and employees who expect difficulty traveling should contact their supervisors.

The University's policy is reprinted below:

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.

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