Chapter 3361:10-55 Emergency Closures

3361:10-55-01 Emergency closures: announcement.

The university of Cincinnati is always officially open. During periods of severe inclement weather, public emergency, or other crisis, the senior vice president for administration and finance or a designated cabinet officer of the university of Cincinnati may issue an announcement of campus status as appropriate to the situation on the university electronic mail system and through local mass media outlets. In general, such a campus status announcement will inform the general public, as well as university of Cincinnati students and employees, that the university of Cincinnati campus, or a specific designated portion of the campus, is closed for a specific time period.

(A) Such announcements may specify that university of Cincinnati classes, with the exception of the college of medicine, are canceled until or after a specific time, or for an entire day.

(B) Such announcements may specify that all events and programs, including both university events and non-university events held in university facilities, are canceled.

(C) Such announcements may specify that certain university offices and facilities are closed, except for essential offices that never close under any circumstances, which are identified in rule 3361:30-16-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 8/31/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3361
Rule Amplifies: 3361
Prior Effective Dates: 02/17/1998, 06/30/2005