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The chancellor is responsible for determining if, for the safety and welfare of students and staff, UW–Madison classes will be postponed or some services suspended due to inclement weather.
About this Policy
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is currently reviewing this policy. OHR is consolidating and updating the format of policies to reflect changes in state law that took effect on July 1, 2015. Until this policy has been revised, please refer to the existing policy or policies:
For Academic Staff, Faculty, and University Staff: Inclement Weather Guidelines
Note: Where the policy text refers to “Classified Staff,” this reference applies to University Staff. Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.