WVU moves classes online until noon on Monday due to inclement weather, road conditions


A pedestrian walks on a cleared sidewalk behind the Business and Economics Building on the downtown campus Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. WVU was set to reopen Monday evening following a historic snowstorm that blanketed the school with nearly two feet of snow.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University has moved on-campus instruction on its Morgantown campus online until noon on Monday due to inclement weather and road conditions.

A release from the University stated that classes that are already offered online and those that operate in a hybrid form will also continue as planned. Students on clinical rotations should check in with their program directors for additional guidance. The remainder of the University, including dining, buses and COVID-19 testing, will operate on a normal schedule, according to the release.

University officials said that if students cannot get to class due to adverse weather or road conditions, they should contact their instructors as soon as possible. Officials also said that if faculty are unable to get to class, they are also asked to notify their students as soon as possible so that students do not embark on unnecessary travel.

The release stated that employees and students should use good judgement when traveling to work or class in inclement weather.

Officials said employees should work with their supervisors to take annual leave or flex their schedule if they are unable to get to work. Supervisors are asked to be flexible and understanding with their direct reports if they are unable to make it to work, according to the release.

WVU students and employees should watch for these updates through a variety of outlets including: 


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