UD Cancels Classes Dec. 6 Due to Weather

UD Resumes Normal Schedule on Dec. 9

The University of Dallas resumed its normal schedule, Monday, Dec. 9, after a Friday closure due to inclement weather.

There will be ongoing evaluation of the weather. If conditions should unexpectedly change, a notice will be sent between 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., if and only if a decision is made to close the university or delay the start of Monday classes. If you do not receive an alert early Monday morning, you may assume that the university will be open as normal.

Emergency service personnel and designated essential service personnel will work to keep essential services and operations functioning.

Dining services will be available even when the university closes because of inclement weather.

UPDATE: The Landregan Lecture, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, is cancelled. The Alumni Office's Christmas Ice Skating at the Galleria, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, is also cancelled.

Be careful and be safe.

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