Policy 3.2.10 - Adverse Weather / Emergency Closings

During situations such as natural disasters, emergencies and/or inclement weather, the President has the discretion to alter the College’s operating schedule as needed. The President shall take steps necessary to deal with the situation and notify College employees.

A. Use of Leave

1. If the President closes the College as a result of adverse weather or emergency, no employees will be required to take any leave. Essential employees (i.e., security, grounds, maintenance, etc.) who are required to work on closed days will be provided with comparable time-off at a later date with supervisor approval.

2. If the College is open but the employee believes s/he cannot make it to the designated work site safely, the employee will be required to do one of the following:

a. Make-up the time on a schedule approved by the employee’s immediate supervisor, if feasible;

b. Take annual, bonus or compensatory leave; or

c. Take leave without pay.

Make-up time must be completed before the end of the fiscal year.

Adopted: May 8, 2019