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Ohio University is closed and classes are cancelled; a heavy snowfall has affected the Athens area.

The Athens Campus is expected to reopen at 11:30 a.m.
 
 
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2/9/16 5:30 a.m.. As of 5:30 a.m., Ohio University’s Athens Campus closed due to a winter storm which brought heavy snowfall to the area.

All scheduled classes and activities are cancelled at this time. The University is expected to reopen at 11:30 a.m. in time for noon classes to resume. If the reopening time changes, an announcement will be made through this Alert page and via e-mail and text message notification.

If you have concerns about a class or activity scheduled for today, please contact the organizer directly.

Several buildings remain open on the Athens Campus. These include:

Alden Library (2nd floor is open; other floors opening at 8 a.m.)

Baker University Center (open until midnight)

Dining courts and facilities (open with normal operating hours)

Living Learning Commons (open with normal operating hours)

Ping Recreation Center (open with normal operating hours)

An update to the University’s operating status will be made to the Alert page by 11:30 a.m.

 
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Further Information

2/9/16 5:30 a.m.. As of 5:30 a.m., Ohio University’s Athens Campus closed due to a winter storm which brought heavy snowfall to the area.

All scheduled classes and activities are cancelled at this time. The University is expected to reopen at 11:30 a.m. in time for noon classes to resume. If the reopening time changes, an announcement will be made through this Alert page and via e-mail and text message notification.

If you have concerns about a class or activity scheduled for today, please contact the organizer directly.

Several buildings remain open on the Athens Campus. These include:

Alden Library (2nd floor is open; other floors opening at 8 a.m.)

Baker University Center (open until midnight)

Dining courts and facilities (open with normal operating hours)

Living Learning Commons (open with normal operating hours)

Ping Recreation Center (open with normal operating hours)

An update to the University’s operating status will be made to the Alert page by 11:30 a.m.

 
Critical Incident

If an emergency is a critical incident, or becomes a critical incident, you can find information through:

  • Ohio University's Homepage
  • Your campus e-mail (@ohio.edu accounts)
  • Text message
  • Ohio University’s Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Campus televisions connected to CATvision
  • Outdoor emergency notification system
  • 740.597.1800 for a recorded message (on Athens campus, 7-1800)
  • Non-tech methods (on-the-ground teams, bullhorns, posted alerts, etc.)
 
Questions?
If you have questions about the University's emergency notification system, please send an e-mail to etm@ohio.edu
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