Emergency closing and snow-related policies distributed
Copies of emergency closing and snow-related policies will be distributed to faculty and staff on Friday, Nov. 9.
As winter approaches, all staff and faculty should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.
Sign up for UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Text Messaging System
UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Text messaging system is one of the primary methods the university will use to notify the campus community of an ongoing or imminent campus emergency, including weather-related closures. It is important to receive these time-critical emergency notifications. Register for these emergency notifications at http://www.umass.edu/alerts and click on the Text Messaging tab.