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NCCU Adverse Weather Updates: January 6-9, 2017

 
Published: Friday, January 06, 2017

POSTED JANUARY 9, 2017, 4 P.M.

North Carolina Central University will resume normal operations on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at 12 p.m. and operate under Condition 2 (Suspended Operations) of the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy until noon. Classes will begin at 1 p.m.; all morning classes are canceled.

According to the policy, under Condition 2: “The University remains open on a very limited basis, but has formally suspended all but mandatory operations due to minimal staffing levels. Employees designated or temporarily assigned as mandatory must report to work as directed; all other employees may not report to work or must leave the workplace when this status takes effect.”

For additional updates, please monitor the NCCU website (www.nccu.edu), the university’s official social media accounts (FacebookTwitterInstagram) and email, or call the Adverse Weather Line at 919-530-7220.

Please refer to the Adverse Weather Policy for additional information, as well as communication from the Department of Human Resources here: http://www.nccu.edu/policies/retrieve.cfm?id=259.

When venturing outdoors, please continue to use extreme caution on all roadways and walkways. Be aware that ice may unexpectedly fall from the top and edges of buildings as temperatures slowly rise throughout the next 24 hours.

James E. Shepard Memorial Library

James E. Shepard Memorial Library will open at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and remain open until 2 a.m. on Wed., Jan. 11.

Parking

Individuals with decals can park in alternative parking areas until the snow and frozen precipitation has fully melted. Please do not park in reserved or handicap spaces, or in areas designated for emergency vehicles. Latham Parking Deck will be open and available for the members of the university community and campus visitors to utilize.

Business and Auxiliary Services

Please see the updates below regarding dining services and other auxiliary services:

W. G. Pearson Dining Hall

Brunch: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Dinner: 5-8:30 p.m.

Other Dining Locations

Subway: 10:30 a.m.-12 a.m.

C-Store: 12-9:30 p.m.

Faculty and Staff Dining: Closed

Other Food Service Retail Locations

Jazzmans in Mary Townes: Closed

Eagles Nest in A.E. Student Union: 12-10 p.m.

Shepard Library Coffee Shop: 12 p.m.-Midnight

Other Auxiliary Services Units

Mail Center: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

University Bookstore: 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Eagle Card Office: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Graphics Print Shop: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ticket Office: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Campus Recreation and A.E. Student Union

Campus Recreation and the A.E. Student Union will both open at noon and will close at their regularly scheduled times.

Eagle Shuttle Service

 

Eagle Shuttle Service is suspended for Tuesday, Jan. 10, however conditions will be assessed throughout the day to determine if service can safely operate later in the day. Please check nccumobile.etaspot.net from your mobile device or nccupublic.etaspot.net from your computer for shuttle updates. Addition communication will be sent regarding any changes.

POSTED JANUARY 8, 2017, 4 P.M. 

North Carolina Central University has cancelled all classes and will operate under Condition 2 (Suspended Operations) of the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy for Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Evening classes are cancelled.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that remains in effect for Durham County until noon on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

According to the policy, under Condition 2: “The University remains open on a very limited basis, but has formally suspended all but mandatory operations due to minimal staffing levels. Employees designated or temporarily assigned as mandatory must report to work as directed; all other employees may not report to work or must leave the workplace when this status takes effect.”

For updates to this plan, please monitor the NCCU website (www.nccu.edu), the university’s official social media accounts (FacebookTwitterInstagram) and email, or call the Adverse Weather Line at 919-530-7220.

Please refer to the Adverse Weather Policy for additional information, as well as communication from the Department of Human Resources here: http://www.nccu.edu/policies/retrieve.cfm?id=259.

When venturing outdoors, please continue to use extreme caution on all roadways and walkways. Be aware that ice may unexpectedly fall from the top and edges of buildings as temperatures slowly rise throughout the next 24-48 hours.

Stay tuned to weather reports and updates from the National Weather Service regarding the changing weather conditions.  

James E. Shepard Memorial Library

James E. Shepard Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 9.

Business and Auxiliary Services (Dining Services and University Bookstore)

W.G. Pearson Dining Hall will open at 10:30 a.m. and will remain open until 2:30 p.m. for brunch. Select breakfast items, such as cereal, bagels and waffles, will be available. Dinner will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. All other dining locations will be closed until Tuesday, Jan. 10, however, Subway will be open from 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

The University Bookstore will open at 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Eagle Shuttle Service

Eagle Shuttle Service will not operate Monday, Jan. 9. Please be sure to check nccumobile.etaspot.net from your mobile device or nccupublic.etaspot.net from your computer for shuttle updates.

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POSTED JANUARY 8, 2017, 11 A.M.

Below are updates from North Carolina Central University regarding the impact of the winter storm on Durham and other counties in North Carolina. Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for ice/black ice. Freezing and frigid temperatures are forecasted for several days. North Carolina is still under a State of Emergency as declared by Governor Roy Cooper.

NCCU POLICE DEPARTMENT

NCCU Police Department continues to advise limited pedestrian and vehicular travel on streets on and around the NCCU campus due to freezing temperatures and black ice. If you must venture outdoors, please continue to use extreme caution on all roadways and walkways. Be aware that ice may unexpectedly fall from the top and edges of buildings as temperatures slowly rise throughout the next 24-48 hours.

CAMPUS RECREATION AND A.E. STUDENT UNION

Both the Walker Physical Education Complex and the A.E. Student Union will be open from 1-5 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan. 8.

BUSINESS AND AUXILARY SERVICES (DINING & BOOKSTORE)

The W.G. Pearson Dining Hall will be open today, Sunday, Jan. 8 for brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and dinner will be served on an amended schedule, from 5-6:30 p.m. Subway will be open from 12-6 p.m.

The University Bookstore will be closed today.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE

The Department of Residential Life will provide an update this afternoon.

UPDATES

For updates, please monitor the NCCU website (www.nccu.edu) and the university’s official social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Notifications will be distributed via email and the Eagle Alert Emergency Notification System.

NCCU will communicate any updates regarding the schedule of Monday's campus operations later this afternoon. 

If you see anything hazardous, please report it immediately to the NCCU Police Department at 919-530-6106.

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POSTED SATURDAY, JANUARY  7, 2017, 2 P.M.
 
Below are updates regarding the Winter Storm Warning that continues to be in effect for Durham and other counties in North Carolina and its impact on North Carolina Central University’s operations. North Carolina is under a State of Emergency as declared by Governor Roy Cooper.

NCCU POLICE DEPARTMENT

Beginning at 6 p.m., the NCCU Police Department advises limiting vehicular and pedestrian travel on streets in and around the NCCU campus due to freezing temperatures, low visibility and black ice. If you must venture outdoors, please continue to use extreme caution on all roadways and walkways.

BUSINESS AND AUXILARY SERVICES (DINING & BOOKSTORE)

The W.G. Pearson Dining Hall’s schedule has been amended and is noted below. Subway will not be open today. Updates will be sent if any adjustments are made for tomorrow.

Saturday, January 7

·         Dinner: 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 

Sunday, January 8

·         Brunch: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

·         Dinner: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

The University Bookstore will not be open today.

CAMPUS RECREATION AND A.E. STUDENT UNION

Both the Walker Physical Education Complex and the A.E. Student Union will close at 5 p.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 7. Updates regarding tomorrow’s schedule will be provided.

UPDATES

For updates, please monitor the NCCU website (www.nccu.edu) and the university’s official social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Notifications will be distributed via email and the Eagle Alert Emergency Notification System.

If you see anything hazardous, please report it immediately to the NCCU Police Department at 919-530-6106.

 
 
Posted Friday, January 6, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
 
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Warning for Durham and other counties in central North Carolina. North Carolina Central University will monitor the weather closely over the coming hours and days. Wintery precipitation, including snow and freezing temperatures, is expected throughout the weekend and conditions may change quickly.
 
ON CAMPUS HOUSING/ RESIDENCE HALLS
The Department of Residential Life advises any students living in or assigned to on-campus residence halls who have not checked in by 4 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 6, to remain off campus. Students will be notified when they can check in as weather conditions are monitored. Please contact the Office of Residential Life at 919-530-7298 or residential_life@nccu.edu with any questions.
 
DINING SERVICES
The W.G. Pearson Dining Hall is open and operating on an abbreviated schedule today, Friday, Jan. 6, serving brunch until 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 7, brunch will be served from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dinner will be available from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 
ADVERSE WEATHER POLICY
All employees should reference the “Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Communication 2017” distributed through email by the Department of Human Resources today, Jan. 6, at 9:57 a.m. View it online at http://www.nccu.edu/policies/retrieve.cfm?id=259.
 
PARKING
The NCCU Police Department requests that vehicles on campus after 5 p.m. today, Jan. 6, be parked in the Latham Parking Deck. Please avoid parking on campus streets to make way for any expected snow and ice removal equipment.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS
The Eagle women’s and men’s home basketball games against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will commence on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the McDougald-McLendon Arena. If plans change, a notification will be posted on www.nccueaglepride.com and circulated via email. 
 
STUDENT UNION/ CAMPUS RECREATION 
The Alfonso Elder Student Union will operate from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on both Saturday, Jan. 7 and Sunday, Jan. 8. The Campus Recreation Fitness Center and Gym will be open from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8.
 
SCHOOL OF LAW EVENTS 
All events and activities scheduled to take place at the School of Law this weekend have been canceled.
 
EAGLE SHUTTLE SERVICE
The Eagle Shuttle Service will not operate. Please be sure to check nccumobile.etaspot.net from your mobile device or computer for shuttle updates.
 
CAMPUS CONDITIONS
Please be careful when moving about outdoors and be mindful of ice that may unexpectedly fall from buildings. The steps located behind the Student Services and Taylor Education buildings will be closed on Friday evening. The walkway between the track and O'Kelley-Riddick Stadium will be locked due to the expected adverse weather conditions. If you must venture outdoors, please use extreme caution on all roadways and walkways.
 
UPDATES
For updates, please monitor the NCCU website (www.nccu.edu) and the university’s official social media accounts (FacebookTwitter, Instagram). Notifications will be distributed via email and the Eagle Alert Emergency Notification System.
 
If you see anything hazardous, please report it immediately to the NCCU Police Department at 919-530-6106.

 


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