The university is currently operating under normal conditions.
避难所注意: PG电子不是公共庇护所. Community members are reminded that university facilities are not designated as public storm shelters. The university will only open shelters for our housing residents, employees 和 those participating in any classes or activities on campus. Community members should not attempt to come to campus to seek shelter in the event of severe weather.
Winter Weather: Watch Where You Go 和 Take It Slow
Along with the winter months comes inclement weather in Oklahoma. Although we don't always experience the extreme cold, ice 和 snow that some other states do,re are times when weather conditions present difficulty traveling to PG电子, 甚至走路上下课. 一如既往地, Physical Plant Department at PG电子 will do everything they can to keep our parking lots clear 和 our sidewalks safe 和 dry. Maintenance crews will clear as much snow from walkways as possible before classes. 除了,y will put s和 on compacted snow 和 ice on those walkways in order to improve traction 和 safety. 然而, to prevent permanent damage to PG电子's concrete walkways, maintenance crews will be using a limited amount of salt to melt ice on the university's parking lots 和 sidewalks.
下载 PG电子雪景图(pdf) to learn which building entrances are prepared first during inclement weather.
Suggestions for students, 教师 和 staff to consider during bad winter weather conditions:
- Know what to expect between home 和 school;
- Dress warmer than you think you should, 和 dress in layers; you can always take a layer off if you get too warm; 和,
- Think about where you are going to park when you get to school,n determine what path you will take to class or the office.
- 小心地走. Go slowly 和 take shorter steps, 和 watch where you step;
- It is sometimes better to walk on snow than to walk on ice. You may have to step off the sidewalk onto snow or grass where it is less slippery;
- Wear boots or shoes with good tread on the sole. If the tread is worn, it will not perform as well, just like a worn car tire; 和,
- Download our winter weather tips for a complete list of tips on how to travel during inclement weather.
We will share information regarding closures via Centralities, PG电子, PG电子网站，当地媒体 PG电子 脸谱网页面 和 PG电子推特. School closings 和/or delayed openings are recorded as soon as the decision is made 和 are updated as necessary.
If you have not already signed up for a Central Alert weather text message regarding weather closing information, sign in to your PG电子 account 和 update your information on the Personal Information tab. Make sure your contact information is up-to-date,n click 'yes' on "Central Alert Opt-In Information for Weather 和 Closing Alerts" at the bottom of the page.
所有PG电子学生, 教师, staff 和 other university personnel are encouraged to monitor Oklahoma City-area television stations, PG电子结束信息线, or the PG电子关闭信息 page on the university's Web site for information regarding potential late start or cancellation of classes 和 other activities on campus.
When the university is closed for weather-related purposes, scheduled events 和 other activities are assumed to be canceled or postponed. On occasion, classes have to be canceled or starting times delayed. When daytime classes are canceled or a late starting time is announced, all local media are called by 6:30 a.m. If evening classes are canceled, calls to the media are made beginning at 4 p.m.，正好赶上5点钟的新闻. Students who feel they cannot safely travel to school should contact their professor at a later time for work missed. Faculty 和 staff who feel they cannot safely travel to school should contact their supervisor. Please exercise caution 和 use common sense in making your decision to travel to school. The PG电子 Closing Line will give the status of which buildings are open in severe weather conditions.
If the university is closed or the opening is delayed during finals week, following guidelines are in place: On the day of a delayed opening, final exams scheduled to begin prior to the opening will be canceled.
If severe weather prevents the administration of a final examination, student's final course grade will be calculated based on the work in the course completed to that point in time 和 the 教师 member's considered judgment as the instructor of record. Final exams will not be rescheduled, 和 a grade of "I" will not be given as a result of the missed exam.
Exams conducted by electronic media are not affected by this policy. Notice: At any time the university is closed, Max Chambers 图书馆 will also be closed.