Extreme cold closes campus from Noon Tuesday 1/29-Thursday 1/31

By John Christensen
UW-Platteville Richland Interim Dean Brandon Fetterly issued the following statement on Tuesday January 29, 2019
"Due to record-breaking low temperatures and wind chills, UW-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields has authorized the closure of all UW-Platteville campuses, including UW-Platteville Richland, to the public, including the cancellation of all classes and postponement of events and activities as of 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, January 29 through Thursday, January 31.  Classes are currently scheduled to resume Friday February 1.  During the period of closure, only essential employees will be required to report to work, which include staff from the following operational areas: 


• Information Technology 


• Public Information Office
For students in Campus View Residence Hall, the Roadrunner Café will remain open during limited hours.  The staff of Campus View is prepared to assist residents, and will be in contact with me to monitor your safety.


Please take care of yourselves.  Please continue to check campus email and text messages for updated information.


The full university class cancellation and campus closure policy is at https://campus.uwplatt.edu/employee-handbook/class-cancellation-and-campus-closure-policy


John Christensen