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Policies of the University Library: Inclement Weather

This guide serves as a repository for the policies created by the library faculty and staff pertaining to the University Library (not the Law Library).

Inclement Weather

Overview:  The Regent University Library Inclement Weather Policy exists to serve as a reference for Library actions and closures related to inclement weather.

 

Contents:

A.    Definitions

B.    Policy Statement

C.    Process/Procedure

D.    Contact Information

E.    Emergency Preparedness Resources

 

A.    Definitions.

Inclement Weather: Anticipated or experienced severe weather conditions

 

B.    Policy.  

The University Library abides by the Regent University Weather Emergency policy. 

 

C.    Process/Procedure.

Actions and closures due to inclement weather are decided at the discretion of the Regent University Executive Vice President’s office according to the Regent University Weather Emergency policy. 

 

D.    Contact Information.

Office:  ADM 116

Regent University Inclement Weather Hotline:  757.352.4777

You may telephone the hotline at any time to hear a recorded announcement. The hotline will be updated during all emergencies with information regarding attendance at work and class schedules.

In the event of weather-related emergencies, information concerning Regent University's closings and delays on any particular day will be announced on the following local radio and television stations:

RADIO:

BOB FM 93.7
WGH AM 1310
WGH FM 97.3
WNIS AM 790
WROX FM 96X
WTAR AM 850
WVBW FM 92.9
WXEZ FM 94.1
US 106.1

TELEVISION:

WTKR TV Channel 3
WAVY TV Channel 10
WVEC TV Channel 13

 

E.    Emergency Preparedness Resources

The VA Dept of Emergency Management provides an excellent resource to ensure Virginia residents are prepared for a hurricane: http://vaemergency.com/

The Dept of Homeland Security has information on preparing a hurricane kit, making plans for your family and other helpful information: http://www.ready.gov/america/beinformed/hurricanes.html

The VA Dept of Transportation has a Hurricane Evacuation Guide: http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/hurricane_default.asp

This policy was reviewed and approved by the university librarians on May 3rd, 2013.

Inclement Weather Policy in PDF