​​​​Campus ​Alerts

Emergency Alerts

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Crime Alerts

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There are no crime alerts at this time.

Weather Alerts

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There are no weather alerts at this time.

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Additional Information About What To Do If Campus is Under a Weather Alert

Likely status of on-campus Instruction under various Winter Weather Storm Advisories for Hancock County. Please check status bar above during winter storm events. Notices about athletic or special events will be posted separately.

Level I Snow Alert in Hancock County

On-campus classes will be held as scheduled and campus offices will be open to provide services. Employees of the University should report to work.

Travel Reminder: Roadways are hazardous. Drive with caution.

Level II Snow Advisory in Hancock County

In the event of a Level II Snow Advisory, a determination will be made regarding the cancellation of on-campus classes and events.  Students and Employees of the University should adhere to official University announcement regarding the campus. Unless otherwise announced, the University is open. Commuting students should notify their instructors if they cannot attend classes. Faculty members who must cancel a class meeting should notify students by e-mail as soon as possible, notify their department chair and dean, and schedule make-up class sessions if necessary.  Staff members who cannot report should notify their supervisor. If the county you live in is under a Level 3 emergency and Hancock County is not, notify your supervisor or professor and stay off the roads. Employees will not be required to make up the time, take a vacation day, or an unpaid day to make up the time missed.

Travel Reminder: Roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads also may be icy. More severe Level III restrictions in surrounding counties may restrict travel.

Level III Snow Emergency in Hancock County

Campus offices will be closed. On-campus classes will be canceled or, at the faculty member's discretion, may be moved to an online format. All classes that change instruction modalities must be recorded for future viewing. Students who cannot attend virtually are responsible for class content but shall not be penalized for absence. Fully online classes will be held as scheduled. Faculty members who cancel classes should contact students by email to schedule makeup class sessions if necessary.


Personnel in areas critical to the maintenance of the physical plant, oversight of residential students, and other previously identified areas should report.

Travel Reminder: Most roadways are closed and extremely hazardous.