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University closed due to weather

Friday, February 8, 2013

The University of Waterloo is closed today (Friday, February 8) due to poor weather conditions. All campuses, including Kitchener, Stratford, and Cambridge, are closed.

This closing will remain in effect until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow (Saturday, February 9).

When the university is closed:

  • Classes are not held;
  • Meetings and other scheduled events are cancelled;
  • Scheduled examinations are cancelled, to be rescheduled;
  • Deadlines for assignments and other submissions are postponed until the same hour on the next business day on which the university is not closed;
  • Staff, other than those providing “essential services,” are not expected to be at work, but are paid for a normal day. "Essential services" are defined to be: food service in the residences; policing; the central plant; residence life staff; snow removal; emergency repair and maintenance; animal care.

The University of Waterloo Optometry Clinic is also closed.

The University of Waterloo’s weather and emergency closing guidelines are available online.

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