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To: The Yale Community
From: Jack Callahan, Jr. and Janet Lindner
Posted Date: Jan 03, 2018 01:43:31 pm
Summary:  Storm-related cancellation - University will be closed Thurs., Jan. 4
Last Updated: Jan 03, 2018 02:45:52 pm Message ID: 163722

Based on the latest weather forecast, the university will be closed tomorrow, January 4, 2018, for non-critical services. If you are an employee serving a critical function, please check with your supervisor regarding your work schedule. 

Staff performing critical functions in departments that are responsible for life, health, safety, and security functions for our staff, students or patients must report to work on time and as directed by their supervisors. If you have any doubt about whether you are considered a critical service provider, please contact your supervisor immediately. Clerical & Technical and Service & Maintenance staff members who work in critical functions and are directed by their supervisor to report to work will be paid time-and-one-half for hours worked. Staff members performing critical functions who are directed to work but are unable to do so will be required to use their paid time off.

CITY OF NEW HAVEN: Due to the anticipated severity of the storm, the City of New Haven will have a parking ban starting at 1:00 a.m. Thursday morning until further notice. Parking ban information and other updates will be posted on the City of New Haven website. You can also register to receive alert messages directly from the City.

In the meantime, the following schedules are in effect:

YALE HOSPITALITY: All Yale Hospitality cafes and convenience store operations will remain closed.

YALE HEALTH: Acute Care will be open as usual. The pharmacy will be closed and appointments will be rescheduled.

YALE MEDICINE: Medical sites will be closed and patient appointments will be rescheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: Saferides will stop at 3:00 a.m. Thursday and the shuttles will not be running tomorrow. Please monitor https://yale.transloc.com/ for updates.

PARKING: Lot 16 will be open for people needing off-street parking.

FACILITIES: For serious facilities issues like broken pipes or downed electrical lines, call (203) 432-6888.

LABS: To the extent possible, put current research and high risk operations on hold until the storm has passed.

EMERGENCIES: As always, for help during emergencies, call 911.

We will send another message tomorrow regarding the status of campus operations, and we will also post any updates on the Emergency Management website. Please take steps today to ensure you have all necessary provisions to be safe through the storm.