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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Adverse weather policy always in effect, noted by three conditions

With a new semester beginning, it’s timely to remind the campus community that the adverse weather policy is always in effect.

Unless Chancellor Holden Thorp or his designee closes the University, it is always open.

Any time an employee cannot attend work due to a weather-related event, the adverse weather policy applies. This includes having to stay home to care for a child who could not attend school due to adverse weather.

The University’s adverse weather status is designated by three condition levels:

The Office of Human Resources has detailed information,, including a link to the public safety website and access to portions of the SPA and EPA non-faculty adverse weather leave policies. Information about current conditions is available on the Adverse Weather and Emergency Phone Line, 919-843-1234, as well as on the UNC homepage or Alert Carolina.