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Inclement Weather Procedure

Inclement Weather

What to Do When Bad Weather Strikes

In the event of inclement weather, you may obtain information regarding the College’s operational status by following the steps below:

Off Campus

1. Call the information line at 404-270-6116 or 404-270-6117 at 6 a.m. to find out the operational status of the College.

2. If you are having trouble with any of the phone lines above, call Public Safety at 404-525-6401 for an update.

3. Check the College website at 6 a.m. A message will be posted on the home page regarding the operational status of the College.

4. Although the College’s operational status during inclement weather is often reported to local television news media, please DO NOT rely on these sources to confirm the College’s status.

On Campus

When bad weather strikes during the hours of normal business operations, please follow the steps below to determine school closings:

1. Call the information line at 404-270-6116 or 404-270-6117 to find out the operational status of the College.

2. Check your e-mail -- messages will be sent regarding the College’s operational status.

3. Although the College’s operational status during inclement weather is often reported to local television news media, please DO NOT rely on these sources to confirm the College’s status

Print a copy of this document and keep it on file for future reference. Doing so will eliminate confusion and ensure that you have the most up -to-date information regarding Spelman’s operational status.

Spelman ALERT

Spelman ALERT is the emergency communications system for the College. The system allows students, faculty and staff to receive time-sensitive emergency messages in the form of e-mail, voice and text messages.

Everyone who has a Spelman College e-mail address will receive emergency alerts to their campus e-mail address. In order to also receive text and voice message alerts, members of the campus community will be asked to provide phone contact information. Enrollment in text and voice messaging notification is strongly encouraged. The information you supply is considered confidential and will not be shared or used for other purposes. You will only be contacted through the system in the event of an emergency.

Once you have signed up for Spelman ALERT you will be eligible for notifications after 24 hours.

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