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Administrative Policy Statement

Weather and School Closing AUM Weather and School Closing PDF

Antioch University Midwest is always officially open during school hours. During periods of severe inclement weather, public emergency, or other crisis, the President, or in the absence of the President, a designee appointed by the President, will make the decision to close the school. In periods of severe inclement weather, the decision to close the school on a normal workday will be made by 6:00 a.m.

Monday-Friday

  1. The President, or in his absence, a designee, will contact the Receptionist who will ensure that the voice message is changed on the Antioch voice mail system. The President or designee will also notify the mass media outlets as well as the Executive Team, and will have an alert posted on the AUM website.
  2. The Executive Team will notify their Chairs and/or Administrators.
  3. The Chairs and/or Administrators will notify the employees in their respective areas.

Monday-Thursday Evening Classes

  1. The President, or if absent, his designee, will monitor weather conditions and will make the decision to close in the event of severe inclement weather. The decision will be made by 2:00 p.m.
  2. The President, or in his absence, a designee, will contact the Receptionist who will ensure that the voice message is changed on the Antioch voice mail system. The President or designee will also notify the mass media outlets as well as the Executive Team and other direct reports, and will have an alert posted on the AUM website.
  3. The Executive Team will notify Chairs and/or Administrators who will inform employees in their respective areas.

Saturday and Sunday

  1. The Associate Dean of The School of Professional and Liberal Studies, or if absent, his designee, will monitor weather conditions and, with phone approval of the President, will make the decision to close in the event of severe inclement weather. The decision will be made by 5:00 a.m. if possible or during the day if weather conditions begin to pose a threat to drivers.
  2. The President, or designee, will notify local mass media outlets and ensure that the voice message is changed on Antioch’s voice mail system, and will have an alert posted on the AUM website.
  3. The President will notify the Executive Team and direct reports.
  4. The Executive Team will notify Chairs and/or Administrators who will inform employees in their respective areas.

Approved by President, AUM, 9/9/09
Effective date: 9/9/09
Revised 12/1/10

 
 
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