Campus News

Winter weather closing procedures

By policy, the university makes one of three announcements during inclement winter weather: UGA is open and operating on a regular schedule; UGA is closed; or UGA will delay opening until a specific time. An all campus e-mail is the primary means to distribute such an announcement. The announcement also is posted to the UGA home page (

Up-to-date information is provided to Athens radio stations, University Cable Channel 15 and local cable channel 15. Announcements should be made by 6:30 a.m., unless inclement weather develops after 6:30 a.m. on a school/work day. Then, the same notification procedures are used. The entire inclement winter weather policy is available online (