⛈❕SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE❕🌨
Over the weekend, southeast Arkansas is expected to see severe weather in the form of freezing rain and accumulated ice. Dangerous roads are expected with a potential for power outages. UAM faculty, staff and students, please note these important announcements:
In the interest of safety, especially for those who commute, UAM has determined all campuses will shift to remote instruction Monday through Wednesday, February 15-17. Faculty and students will communicate using Blackboard and email or as indicated in your course syllabus. Specific course questions should be directed to your instructor. S tudents should expect to return to regular class schedules on Thursday, February 18, unless weather conditions dictate otherwise.
RAVE Alert messages will communicate any changes to campus operations. At this time, offices are expected to remain open next week, but all staff should monitor email and phone messages for RAVE alerts. Daily announcements will be sent.
👀 Watch for Updates
Faculty, staff and students should make sure contact information for the RAVE alert system is updated here: https://www.getrave.com/login/uamont
The UAM website, www.UAMont.edu, UAM social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), and Arkansas TV news channels will also post closure updates for staff. Critical personnel may still be needed during a campus closure. If you are considered critical personnel, your supervisor will discuss this with you today.
🏠 Residential Students
On-campus residents will receive email communication from the Office of Residence Life soon with further details about inclement weather safety and adjusted campus dining services.
✳️ Take Precautions
Stay informed. Visit the US National Weather Service Little Rock Arkansas for current weather conditions in your area.
Always use caution when driving in inclement weather. Before you leave, visit www.idrivearkansas.com for up-to-date information on road conditions from the Arkansas Department of Transportation to determine if your route is safe.
Be aware of your surroundings and the potential for falling trees or limbs due to ice accumulation.
Keep safety first, and communicate with your supervisor if you are delayed or unable to attend work due to road conditions.