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  • Inclement Weather Policy

    A decision to close or delay opening the University will generally be made by 5:30am by the President or the President's designee in consultation with other members of the University staff.

    Notice will be given to the following outlets:

    Community System- http://community.worcester.edu
    University Homepage
    - http://www.worcester.edu

    All @worcester.edu Email Addresses

    WSU
    Facebook & Twitter

    Text Message (optional)
    : You can also receive a text message by adding your mobile number to the Emergency Response Notification system.

    PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE UNIVERSITY POLICE TO FIND OUT IF THE UNIVERSITY IS OPEN, CLOSED OR DELAYED as this ties up the phone line for emergency calls.

    Radio Stations:
           Television Channels:  
    • WSRS 96.1 FM
    • WTAG 580 AM
    • WTAG 94.9 FM
    • WRKO 680 AM
    • WBZ 1030 AM
    • WCRN 830 AM
     
          
    • WBZ
    • WCVB
    • WHDH
    • WSBK
    • WLVI
    • WFXT FOX Boston
     

    Closing During Normal Office/Class Hours*

    If, during normal office/class hours on a work/class day, the President or her/his designee determines that the University should be closed due to an incident or inclement weather, all offices will be notified of the time and duration of cancellation of normal activity. Normal routine will be expected to commence on the next regular class/work day, unless notified otherwise.

    * Normal hours are defined as Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

    Campus Phone: 508-929-8000 - To hear the incident/inclement weather message, press 1 and then press 2 (from a touch-tone telephone only).