School Closing Policy & Procedures

School Closing Policy & Procedures

ALWAYS ASSUME THAT CBU IS OPEN FOR CLASSES AND REGULAR BUSINESS
UNLESS THERE IS NOTIFICATION OF CLOSURE.

After consultation with the Director of Campus Police and Safety, the Vice President for Academics will make the decision concerning cancellation of day classes and offices no later than 5:45 a.m. on the day of the closing. 

The Office of Communications & Marketing will notify television channels WREG-TV 3, WMC 5 –TV, EYEWITNESS NEWS ABC24/CW30, and WHBQ 13 so as to report the closing as soon as possible.

When a decision to close day classes has been made, the Vice President for Academics will contact the President to determine if the offices will be closed; if so, such information will be included in the announcement.

In the absence of the Vice President for Academics, the Vice President for Administration and Finance will make the appropriate decisions.

Critical personnel expected to report for work unless so advised are:

 

  • ARAMARK
  • Maintenance
  • Campus Safety
  • Information Technology Services

If day classes are cancelled, the following areas should be (if at all possible) opened to serve students:

  • Plough Library
  • Beringer Center for Computer Studies
  • Canale Arena
  • Alfonso Dining Hall

The decision to cancel evening classes (undergraduate and graduate) is made by the Dean of the College of Adult Professional Studies, in collaboration with the Graduate Program Directors, no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the closing. The Office of Communications & Marketing will notify the stations listed above to report the closing.

The Vice President for Academics will make the cancellation decision regarding weekend classes, following the procedure presented above.

Dining Facilities

Alfonso Dining Hall | 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Buc Grille will be CLOSED

Canale Arena be CLOSED

NOTIFICATION OF CAMPUS CLOSURES & CANCELLATIONS

Whenever classes are cancelled, the campus community will be notified by announcements in the following media:

The Maintenance Department will take immediate steps to sand, de-ice, and/or shovel driveways and parking lots to the extent feasible and necessary. Special attention should be given to sanding or shoveling steps, entrances, and the principal campus walkways.


CONTACT CAMPUS SAFETY 

(901) 321-3550

Campus safety is available 7 days/week, 24 hours/day