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Hurricane Ian Update #2

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

Posted 9/29/2022 at 8:40 PM

We continue to monitor Hurricane Ian and its forecasted impact on our region.

Based on the forecasted wind, rain, and threat of flooding and power outages, all Friday classes (including online classes) will be canceled, and the University will operate on Condition 1: Reduced Operations of the adverse weather policy, beginning Friday, September 30 at 6:00 a.m. through Saturday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Under Condition 1: Reduced Operations

  • Mandatory staff report per regular schedule.
  • Non-mandatory staff should report to their worksite if able. Staff who are unable to report may telework with supervisory approval. Non-mandatory staff currently teleworking should maintain their normal work schedule.
  • If teleworking is not feasible, compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave or leave without pay should be used. With supervisory approval, staff may have 90 days to make up missed time.
  • Details on time management and leave policies are available here.
  • Planned events are permitted to continue under Condition 1; decisions are left to the discretion of the Director, Dean, or Vice Chancellor in charge of the event. Consideration should be given to the nature of the event, the audience, travel required of staff and audience, and safety concerns.
  • Jackson Library and other university operations may be operating virtually or with reduced schedules. Refer to Spartan Alert for guidance. 

Should conditions dictate a change in operational status, UNCG will notify all students, faculty, and staff.

As with any adverse weather event, please make decisions about travel based on your personal circumstances and safety. Make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts should conditions change.

Hurricane Ian

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 by University Police under Archived, Weather Alerts.
All Friday classes (including online classes) will be canceled, and UNCG will operate on Condition 1: Reduced Operations beginning at 6 AM.

Hurricane Ian Update

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

Posted 9/29/2022 at 3:30 PM

UNCG is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Ian and the forecasted impacts on the Triad. Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for North Carolina to help prepare for any damage the storm might cause statewide.

The effects of Ian in the Greensboro area are expected to include heavy rain that could result in localized poor drainage or flash flooding and wind gusts in excess of 35 mph. These impacts are expected starting tomorrow (Friday) through Sunday.

UNCG will maintain normal operations/schedule.

Please exercise caution traveling in and around the Piedmont Triad during this period. For more safety tips on weather events, visit the NWS website or the UNCG Office of Emergency Management website.  

UNCG will share additional information as needed through the university’s email, social media, and, in the event of any change in university operations, the Spartan Alert Notification System.

Hurricane Ian

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

Posted 9/28/2022 at 2:30 PM

UNCG is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and its potential impacts on the Greensboro area. Based on the current forecast, UNCG will continue normal operations.

It is important for students, faculty, and staff to stay informed on Hurricane Ian using trusted sources. The National Weather Service in Raleigh is issuing Weather Hazard Briefings several times daily in response to Hurricane Ian. National Weather Service briefings can be found at https://www.weather.gov/media/rah/briefing/NWSRaleighLatestBriefing.pdf.

UNCG will continue to monitor the forecast closely and provide updates on this website as needed.

Adverse Weather Update

Posted on Friday, January 28th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

January 28, 2022, 11:30 AM

UNCG Community,

We continue to monitor the evolving winter weather forecast for our region.

Based on current and forecasted campus conditions, the University will operate on Condition 1: Reduced Operations of the adverse weather policy, beginning Friday, January 28 at 7 p.m. through Sunday, January 30 at 11 p.m.

Under Condition 1: Reduced Operations

  • Mandatory staff report per regular schedule.
  • Non-mandatory staff who are working from campus should discuss options with their supervisor to telework if they are unable to report to campus.
  • Non-mandatory staff currently teleworking should maintain their normal work schedule. 
  • If teleworking is not feasible, compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave or leave without pay should be used. With supervisory approval, staff may have 90 days to make up missed time.
  • Details on time management and leave policies are available here.
  • Planned events are permitted to continue under Condition 1; decisions are left to the discretion of the Director, Dean, or Vice Chancellor in charge of the event. Consideration should be given to the nature of the event, the audience, travel required of staff and audience, and safety concerns.
  • Jackson Library, and other university operations may be operating virtually or with reduced schedules. Refer to Spartan Alert for guidance. 

Should conditions dictate a change in operational status, UNCG will notify all students, faculty, and staff.

As with any adverse weather event, please make decisions about travel based on your personal circumstances and safety. Make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts should conditions change.

Thank you and stay safe!

Return to Normal Operations

Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Uncategorized, Weather Alerts.

January 18, 2022, 4:45 PM

Dear UNCG Community,

UNC Greensboro will resume classes and normal operations Wednesday, Jan. 19. All campus roads, sidewalks, and the main entrances to each building have been cleared. There may still be patches of ice in some parking lots and shady areas. 

Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Exercise caution while accessing and walking across campus.
  • Please use the main entrances to all facilities. 

Supervisors & Managers

  • Please remain flexible with staff where needed — allow for teleworking if applicable for employees who can not safely make it to campus at the start of their normal work hours.

As with any adverse weather event, please make decisions about travel based on your personal circumstances and safety. Make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts should conditions change.

Thank you and stay safe! 


Adverse Weather Update

Posted on Friday, January 14th, 2022 by Zachary Smith under Alerts, Archived, Weather Alerts.

January 14, 2022, 4:45 PM

Dear UNCG Community,

We continue to monitor the evolving winter weather forecast for our region. 

Based on forecasted campus conditions, the University will operate on Condition 2 of the adverse weather policy, beginning Sunday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m. through Monday, January 17, until further notice.

What You Need To Know

  • Fountain View, the main dining hall on campus will maintain normal hours of operation Sunday and Monday.
  • University Libraries building will be closed but will provide virtual services on Sunday, January 16.
  • Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness will be closed on Sunday but will be open Monday from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. weather permitting. 
  • Non-mandatory staff are not to report to campus. Campus buildings and offices will be closed starting Sunday at 8:00 a.m. and will remain closed until further notice.
  • UNCG will be closed on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Condition 2: Suspended Operations 

  • Mandatory Staff report per regular schedule
  • Non-mandatory Staff do not report to campus. All buildings will be locked.
  • Non-mandatory Staff should use annual leave/compensatory time/bonus leave or leave without pay
  • Non-mandatory Staff may have 90 days to make up time missed with supervisory approval.
  • When a non-exempt mandatory employee is required to report to or remain at the worksite during Condition 2 or 3 they shall receive hour-for-hour compensatory time.

Employees should be prepared for adverse impacts, including loss of power, and remain in touch with their supervisors as needed. More information to help you prepare for the winter weather is available here

We will make operational decisions for Tuesday, January 18, as quickly and efficiently as possible, with the campus community’s safety in mind. Weather conditions will be re-evaluated on Monday regarding Tuesday’s operations, and a campus update will be sent by Monday, January 17 at 6 p.m. 

For real-time campus weather conditions, view the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg. Pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel, and please make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts for the latest information from UNCG.

Thank you and stay safe!

Winter Weather 2/18/2021 Update

Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

Based on current and forecasted campus conditions, the University will continue to operate under Condition 2 of the adverse weather policy, until 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19. The University campus will reopen and classes will resume at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19.

Under Condition 2: Suspended Operations:

  • All classes (in-person, hybrid, and remote) scheduled to begin before 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19 are cancelled. All classes will resume beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Mandatory staff report per regular schedule. FLSA non-exempt employees who are required to report on campus will be eligible for equal time off (ETO) in accordance with the Adverse Weather Policy.
  • Non-mandatory staff currently teleworking or able to telework should maintain their normal work schedule, if possible. Supervisors are encouraged to allow teleworking when feasible.
  • Non-mandatory staff are not to report and are required to leave campus if the campus moves to suspended operations during their workday. Campus buildings and offices will be closed until 10 a.m. Friday.
  • If teleworking is not feasible, compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave, or leave without pay should be used. With supervisory approval, staff may have 90 days to make up missed time. 
  • Details on time management and leave policies are available here.

Employees should be prepared for adverse impacts, including loss of power, and remain in touch with their supervisors as needed. More information to help you prepare for the winter weather is available here.

We will make all operational decisions as quickly and efficiently as possible, always with the safety of the campus community in mind. Should weather conditions change, we will re-evaluate and communicate to the campus community as quickly as possible.

For real-time campus weather conditions, view the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg. Pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel, and please make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts for the latest information from UNCG.

Winter Storm 2/18/2021

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

Based on current and forecasted campus conditions, the University will operate on Condition 2 of the adverse weather policy, beginning at midnight February 18.

Under Condition 2: Suspended Operations:

  • All classes (in-person, hybrid, and remote) on Thursday, Feb. 18 are cancelled.
  • Mandatory staff report per regular schedule. FLSA non-exempt employees who are required to report on campus will be eligible for equal time off (ETO) in accordance with the Adverse Weather Policy.
  • Non-mandatory staff currently teleworking or able to telework should maintain their normal work schedule, if possible. Supervisors are encouraged to allow teleworking when feasible.
  • Non-mandatory staff are not to report to campus. Campus buildings and offices (with the exception of the residence halls and dining hall) will be closed on Thursday.
  • If teleworking is not feasible, compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave, or leave without pay should be used. With supervisory approval, staff may have 90 days to make up missed time. 
  • Details on time management and leave policies are available here.

Employees should be prepared for adverse impacts, including loss of power, and remain in touch with their supervisors as needed. More information to help you prepare for the winter weather is available here.

We will make all operational decisions as quickly and efficiently as possible, always with the safety of the campus community in mind. Weather conditions will be re-evaluated on Thursday regarding Friday’s operations, and a campus update will be sent by Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

For real-time campus weather conditions, view the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg. Pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel, and please make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts for the latest information from UNCG.

Winter Weather January 8, 2021

Posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.

We continue to monitor the evolving winter weather forecast for our region. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Triad as a rain and snow mix is forecasted for tonight through Friday evening. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible. Much of the snow will fall during the daytime on Friday, which makes it less likely to accumulate. Wind gusts of 15-25 mph are also possible.  

While impacts are not expected to be severe, we want to ensure you that we are prepared and are focused on the safety of our community. As with any weather event, information is always evolving and subject to change.

Based on the forecasted conditions, the University will operate on Condition 1 of the adverse weather policy, Reduced Operations, beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8 until noon Saturday, Jan. 9. Under Condition 1:

  • Mandatory staff report per regular schedule
  • Non-mandatory staff who are working from campus should discuss options with their supervisor to telework if they are unable to report to campus
  • Non-mandatory staff currently teleworking should maintain their normal work schedule.
  • If teleworking is not feasible, compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave or leave without pay should be used. With supervisory approval, staff may have 90 days to make up missed time.
  • Details on time management and leave policy are available here.

Employees should be prepared for adverse impacts including loss of power and remain in touch with their supervisors as needed. More information to help you prepare for the winter weather is available here. We will make all operational decisions as quickly and efficiently as possible, always with the safety of the campus community in mind. We will continue to provide updates on conditions as needed.

For real-time campus weather conditions, view the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to http://guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg. Pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel, and please make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts for the latest information from UNCG.