Procedures for winter storms announced by finance and administration
With the onset of winter, the Division of Finance and Administration has announced NDSU procedures for winter storms. Normally, snow or low temperatures are not reasons to close the university, but significant amounts of snow might warrant a delayed start. Snow combined with severe windchills and blizzard conditions may warrant closing the university.
The following actions may be taken by NDSU
- NDSU will be in full operation and all events will take place as scheduled.
- NDSU will cancel classes but normal business operations will remain open.
- Morning, afternoon or evening classes at NDSU may be canceled or all classes may be canceled for the entire day but all other aspects of the university may operate as usual.
Example: Classes are held during the day but predicted evening winter weather conditions warrant that evening classes be cancelled. Regular business activities could continue until the end of the normal business day. Situations do occur, however, when events are scheduled at the BSA, Library, Memorial Union, etc. where employees may be working to support those events. As a result, consideration needs to be given to the actual times that the campus is open to not only students and employees but also to the public.
Example: Classes begin late or are dismissed early. In this instance, it may be advantageous for the campus work force to prepare the campus, e.g., snow removal, de-icing, etc., for normal business operations without cancelling or dismissing ALL operations. If conditions are severe enough to all allow all NDSU operations to cease, the next bullet would be exercised:
- NDSU may be closed until a specific time or NDSU may be closed for the entire day.
In this situation, only designated emergency personnel whose responsibilities require they be on duty, and who have been identified by their supervisor as such, would report for work.
NOTE: Please check the respective Athletics, Fine Arts, Memorial Union, Libraries, and Wallman Wellness Center websites for information concerning their events. Also please check with other specific events, as they may be canceled or rescheduled.
Check the following locations for winter storm announcements
The Winter Weather Alert will be posted on the NDSU home page
- 231-INFO (231-4636)
The NDSU Emergency Announcement phone number will provide current information on the status of classes and university offices during storms for anyone without internet access.
- Local TV Stations
- Local AM Radio Stations
KFGO (Mighty 790)
KVOX-AM (The Fan)
KQWB-AM (Talk Radio 1660)
- Local FM Radio Stations
KVOX (Froggy 99.9)
KLTA (Light Rock 105.1)
KEGK (Eagle 106.9)
KPFX (Fox 107.9)
KVRI (Bob 95.1)
KRWK (Rock 102)
KMXW (Mix 104.7)
KDSU (Prairie Public Radio 91.9)