In-person classes with a start time before 10 a.m. are canceled on West Virginia University Morgantown Campus on Friday, February 4, due to forecasted inclement weather and worsening road conditions. Online courses are not affected.

The rest of the University will begin normal operations at 9 a.m. EPR and WVU ADA vans will be operational at 8:30 a.m. Mountain Line is planning a regular schedule; however, students and WVU employees should call ahead before venturing out to ensure locations and services are open as conditions may change or services may be limited. For example, the Monongalia County Health Department tomorrow canceled community COVID-19 testing at the WVU Rec Center.

Students must report to class from 10 a.m. or later. Tests and assignments due before 10 a.m. on Friday will be due the next class period.

WVU Health Sciences faculty, staff, and students who work in patient care areas or clinical rotations should check with their dean, program director, or clinic director.

Employees and students should exercise good judgment when traveling in inclement weather. Additional weather emergency information is available from University font at security.wvu.edu.

If students cannot make it to class due to inclement weather or road conditions, they should contact their instructors as soon as possible. If teachers cannot come to class, they are also requested to inform their students as soon as possible so that students do not embark on unnecessary travel.

Supervisors are asked to be flexible and understanding with staff members to accommodate childcare and potentially hazardous road conditions.

University officials will continue to closely monitor National Weather Service reports, as well as state, local and campus conditions to provide additional updates as needed.

Updates will be provided through various outlets including WVU Alert system, MIX messaging and students.wvu.eduMOUNTAINEER E-News, email and enews.wvu.edu. social media accounts such as @WVUsafety on Twitter and the WVU Facebook Safety and Wellbeing will also share updates.

Learn more about WVU’s inclement weather policy.

WVU Technology and Potomac State College will make decisions for their respective campuses based on local conditions.

WVU extension service will follow its internal inclement weather policy, which can be viewed at employees.extension.wvu.edu/human-resources/current-employees/inclement-weather.

A community notice is part of WVU three-level emergency notification system used to improve student and employee safety and provide useful information to the community.

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