ECU cancels Monday classes due to upcoming winter storm

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — East Carolina University has canceled classes Monday.

The university said semester deadlines for registration, drop/add, bill payments, etc. will be adjusted accordingly.

The university said students should not travel after dark on Friday and avoid travel Saturday due to the winter storm.

The university will send an update by 4 p.m. Sunday regarding classes on Tuesday, Jan. 10. That information will be posted on the ECU Alert website at ecu.edu/alert and posted on ECU’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The university said employees scheduled to work Saturday and Sunday  should observe Condition 2 of the University Adverse Weather and Emergency Event policy. Supervisors may deem certain employees mandatory based on university needs.  The entire policy can be read here: http://www.ecu.edu/prr/06/45/02

Information about employee schedules for Monday will be included with the 4 p.m. Sunday update.

In the release, university officials said the heaviest precipitation is expected to occur between midnight and Saturday afternoon, and Sunday cold dangerous due to refreezing. They said they are continuing to monitor the storm.

The ECU basketball game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7 has been moved to 1 p.m.

The concert schedule for the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival Winter Workshop at ECU has been adjusted due to the weather. The concert scheduled for Saturday at 3 p.m. is canceled. The concert originally scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday has been moved to Sunday  at noon. The 3 p.m. concert on Sunday will take place as scheduled.

Details regarding the ECU Physicians clinics are available on a special hotline: 252-744-5080 or 1-800-745-5181.

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