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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.

Winter Weather Update

Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/20/2020 at 11:00 AM

Dear UNCG Community,

As communicated yesterday, we continue to monitor the potential winter weather that appears to be heading toward our region. As with any weather event, information is always evolving and subject to change.

Guilford County is currently under a Winter Weather Advisory. The latest forecast still has a wide range of possible levels of snow accumulation from 0-4 inches in the Greensboro area. Winter weather is expected to reach our area this afternoon. Some snow accumulation across the state of North Carolina is likely, with heavier impact expected to the east. Temperatures are expected to climb Friday afternoon, and most surface temperatures are above freezing so we do not expect this to be a long-lasting event – but it could impact travel in our area and around the state.

As a result and in the interest of safety for our community, all classes that begin at 2:00 p.m. or later will be canceled today. Additionally, UNCG will enter Condition 1 of the adverse weather policy beginning at 2:00 p.m. today. This includes:

  • Mandatory Staff report per regular schedule. Non-mandatory Staff report per regular schedule or use compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave or leave without pay. Supervisors may also allow employees to telework or work flexible schedules.
  • Non-mandatory Staff may have 90 days to make up time missed with supervisory approval.
  • Details on time management and leave policy are available here.

The UNCG Women’s Basketball game will proceed tonight as scheduled. Please contact specific units and departments for questions about other events or activities.

The University will communicate by 9:00 p.m. tonight (Thursday) on the status of operations for tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 21).

As with any adverse weather event, please make decisions about travel based on your personal circumstances and safety.  Ensure you 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.

Wind Advisory in Effect for Guilford County

Posted on Friday, February 7th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/7/20 at 7 AM

A Wind Advisory has been issued for all of central NC today until 5 PM. A 4 to 6 hour period of sustained winds of 15 to 30 MPH, with gusts of 35 to 40 MPH will spread across the area this morning. The strongest winds will occur from now until 1 PM, with breezy conditions continuing into the afternoon.

Weather Update

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/6/20 at 1:55 PM
Dear UNCG Faculty and Staff,
We are closely watching the current severe weather conditions, and we are aware that the storms in our area are creating some concern about travel to and from campus this afternoon.  UNCG is remaining open and operational as normal.
Please continue to monitor the weather forecast and alerts and make decisions about traveling based on your personal circumstances and safety. Faculty, please consider the current circumstances when making decisions regarding class attendance during the duration of the severe weather.

Please pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel. We will communicate via email, social media, and Spartan Alerts if the situation changes.

Tornado Watch Issued for Guilford County

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/6/20 at 11:00 AM

A  Tornado Watch has been issued for Guilford County and the surrounding area until 5 PM on 2/6/2020. Please have a way to receive a Tornado Warning should one be issued.

Visit the Office of Emergency Management website to learn how you can prepare for a tornado.