University Closed, Business Resumes Jan. 2

December 22, 2013 - Campus Bulletin

Due to severe weather conditions and the need for weather-related clean up on campus, the University of Guelph has adopted weather emergency procedures and is closed Monday, Dec. 23 and Tuesday, Dec. 24.

The decision to close is based on a variety of factors, including weather conditions and forecasts, road conditions and availability of public transportation. For more information, please refer to the Hazardous Weather / Emergency Closing Procedures.

The University's child care centre is also closed.

The University’s normal business operations will be reduced from Dec. 25 until Jan. 2 for winter holidays. Most University offices will be closed during this period except the Health and Performance Centre, the Provincial Animal Health Lab, the Agriculture and Food Lab and the OVC Health Sciences Centre Animal Hospitals. Please check their specific websites for hours of operation.

The Athletics Centre will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27, 28, 29 and 30. The fitness rooms will close at 3:30 p.m. each day.

Academic and administrative offices will reopen Jan. 2, and regular class schedules resume Monday, Jan. 6.

Campus Community Police will be open during the holiday period and may be reached at Ext. 52000 in case of emergencies and at Ext. 52245 for non-emergency calls.

On Dec. 31, access to roadways leading onto campus property will be closed to the public for a 24-hour period from 12:01 a.m. to midnight. Staff working on University business may use the closed section, but members of the public using the roadways during the closure period may be stopped by University police.

Have a safe and happy holiday season.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1