- In the event that weather or other emergency conditions warrant the closing, delayed start, or early closure of the University, announcements will be made via the University Emergency Messaging System and posted on the University website.
- Closing or delayed start announcements affecting day classes/activities will be made by 5:30 a.m.
- In the event we are closed for the day, we will alert the University community mid-day regarding the status of evening classes/activities that begin at 4:00 p.m. or later (unless already announced).
- Announcements will be made on the following radio and television stations:
- Radio stations: WBZ 1030 AM
- Television ChannelsStations: WBZ-TV Channel 4, WCVB-TV Channel 5, WHDH-TV Channel 7, FOX25-TV Channel 25, NECN's website
- Other: Rhode Island Broadcasters Association (RIBA) participating members http://www.ribroadcasters.com/images/user/file/RIBA%20Stations.pdf