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UD is closed Wednesday, Feb. 20

All University of Delaware locations are closed, effective 5 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20. Essential personnel should report to work.

Classes will not meet Feb. 20, and offices are closed.

UD Facilities staff will be working throughout the day to clear campus parking lots and treat sidewalks. The University is expected to resume its normal schedule Thursday, Feb. 21.

Members of the campus community are reminded to take care when traveling.

The University of Delaware Associate in Arts Program (AAP) in Wilmington and in Dover will be closed Feb. 20. For students in the AAP Program on the Georgetown campus of Delaware Technical Community College, that campus will be closed today, opening at 4:30 p.m. for evening classes and actvitiies.    

Schedule updates

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.

• UPDATED: The three residential dining locations -- Caesar Rodney Fresh Food Company, Russell Dining and Pencader Dining -- will be open today. Russell Dining and Pencader Dining will close following dinner at 7:30 p.m. and will not be open for tonight's late night food service. Laird and Harrington P.O.D. Markets will also be open for normal hours of operation. All other on-campus retail dining locations will be closed Feb. 20.

• UD shuttle buses and the Unicity bus system will not be operating today.

• The Carpenter Sports Building is open today and will remain open until 6 p.m. All programs, classes, rentals, practices, etc. will be canceled for the day.

• Student Health at Laurel Hall is canceling all appointments today but is open for emergency appointments, with staff available 24 hours a day. Women's health, sports medicine at the Bob Carpenter Center, immunization, nutrition, dispensary and lab are closed today.   

• The Trabant University Center and the Perkins Student Center are closed today, and all events are canceled.

• The Morris Library is closed today.

• The Barnes and Noble UD Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 20, with the café open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

• The College School is closed Feb. 20.

• The Early Learning Center is closed today.

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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