Student Life: Public Safety

Inclement Weather

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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.

5. For the most accurate update, it is important that you access the information lines referenced above or Spelman ALERT.

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. 

4. For the most accurate update, it is important that you access the information lines referenced above or Spelman ALERT.

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.

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