Winter weather policy reminder

Tonight's winter weather advisory means that it's time to remind everyone again of the law school's class cancellation policy.  The law school follows the University's decisions to close or delay classes for any reason, including weather.   Details of the school closing policy are below.  Please keep these in mind, even if the temperature goes back up to 60 degrees in two days.


Tthe University will provide official school closing information in the following ways: A notice at the top of the University home page (; e-mails sent to all students and employees on their official university e-mail accounts; a recorded message at 852-5555.  Student may also sign up for text-based alerts at

1.    If the University cancels classes for the entire day, all School of Law classes are cancelled.

2.    If the University delays the start of classes, the following rules apply:

a.    All classes scheduled to end at or before 10:25 a.m. are cancelled,
b.    All classes scheduled to begin after 10:25 a.m. will meet at their normal time, and
c.    All classes scheduled to begin before 10:25 a.m. and end after 10:25 a.m. will begin at the later of (i) 10:00 a.m. or (ii) the regularly scheduled start time.

3.    If the university cancels evening classes, all School of Law classes beginning at or after 4:15 p.m. are cancelled.

4.    Notwithstanding the prior rules, if any delay or cancellation affects only the Belknap campus, Law Clinic and Law Clinic II will meet as scheduled, unless the Clinic Director indicates otherwise.