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Emergency News Updates


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Campus status remains yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26

6:04 AM
The campus status remains yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26. Allow extra travel time to campus. Crews have been working since 11 p.m. last night to clear campus entrances, streets and sidewalks. Parking lots have some snow covering. The university is open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Student will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Campus Status: Yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26

11:27 PM
Campus Status: Yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26 Campus Status: Yellow – Open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Student will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. Description of each color code: Green – Open on regular schedule Yellow – Open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Student will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. Orange – No classes, but employees will report for work. Employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to campus. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. Red – The campus is closed except for emergency personnel. Emergency personnel include Campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel, and Health Services personnel.

Emergency closing of campus for winter weather events

8:44 AM
The status of university operations will be designated and communicated via the webpage to the university community through a color coded days system. Description of each color code: • Green – Open on regular schedule • Yellow – Open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to campus. Students will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. • Orange – No classes, but employees will report for work. Employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to campus. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. • Red – The campus is closed except for emergency personnel. Emergency personnel include campus police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel and Health Services personnel.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Campus Status Green

11:51 AM
TTU's Campus Status: Green Open on regular schedule for Monday, Feb. 23. We will work with colleges to make sure students are not penalized as a result of inclement weather closing of the University. Generally, each class has its own requirements and instructors determine the best way to help students catch up. Students who live in areas still under duress due to power outages and closed roads should contact their faculty members. Faculty and staff members who live in areas still under duress due to power outages and closed roads should contact their supervisors to discuss individual situations.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Campus Status Red for Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20

7:30 PM
Campus Status: Red Thursday, Feb. 19 and Friday, Feb. 20 The campus will be closed Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20, except for emergency personnel and other essential personnel as defined and requested by supervisors. Emergency personnel include Campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, and Residential Life personnel. Dining Services will follow the following schedule: Thursday, Feb. 19 Cafeteria open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Swoops open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 Cafeteria open 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Swoops open 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Campus Status: Red for Feb. 18

6:47 AM
Campus Status Changed to Red TTU closed Wednesday, Feb. 18. Offices closed except for emergency personnel.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Classes begin at 10 am, offices open at 10 am on Wednesday, Feb. 18

7:12 PM
TTU classes before 10 a.m. are cancelled, Wednesday, Feb. 18. All classes after 10 a.m. are on schedule. Offices will open at 10 a.m. Students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Students will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. The Appalachian Center for Craft will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 18., except for emergency personnel. Please continue to check the university homepage. Any updates to the campus status will be posted on http://www.tntech.edu.

Monday, February 16, 2015

6:01 PM
Campus status for Tuesday, Feb. 17: Red. The campus is closed except for emergency personnel. Emergency personnel include Campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel, and Health Services personnel.

University closed

7:39 AM
Campus status update: Red. The campus is closed except for emergency personnel. Emergency personnel include Campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel, and Health Services personnel.

Classes cancelled Monday, Feb. 16

12:29 AM
Tennessee Tech University classes are cancelled for Monday, Feb. 16. Non-emergency personnel are asked to report to work at 10 a.m. Emergency personnel, including campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel and Health Services personnel, are asked to report on their regular schedule. Campus status: Orange Employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to campus. Employees will be charged leave according to policy.
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