Severe Weather Policy

The University's severe weather policy designates three service categories during severe weather or emergency conditions. Everyone in the Department of Computer Science is in the Delayed Service category.

Descriptons Delayed Service
Severe Weather or Emergency Conditions
  • Do not report to or remain at work
  • No Transportation services provided
  • No Childcare services provided
State of Emergency
  • Do not report to or remain at work
  • No Transportation services provided
  • No Childcare services provided
Hazardous Conditions
  • To be determined by employee's supervisor
  • Regular absence notification rules in effect

Employees should make sure that they have the home and cell phone numbers of their supervisors in a place they can access if the power is out and the roads are closed. 

Severe Weather Policy - Absence from Work

To find out if the severe weather plan has been activated, or for updated information, check the Duke Alert web page or call 684-INFO (684-4636).

Please let your supervisor know if you have any questions or concerns in regard to this.