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WSU Incident/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 Homepagehttp://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:

 

WSRS 96.1 FM                                                     

WTAG 580 AM

 

WTAG 94.9 FM                           

 

WRKO 680 AM

 

WBZ  1030 AM

 

WCRN 830 AM

 

Television Channels:

 

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). 


 
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