Date: September 12, 2019
To: Deans and Directors
Re: Severe Weather and Class Attendance
Sometimes severe weather disrupts University programing. During severe weather, advisories are issued to the entire University community, and information about closings and changes to University operations are posted at NYU’s Info Alert page and appear as a banner on NYU’s website.
When the University is open during weather events, it is expected that all classes will be held as scheduled. Nevertheless, it is understood that there may be occasions when personal travel hazards lead faculty to cancel a class and/or students to miss a class.
Keeping in mind school-specific rules about class attendance and cancellations, faculty are expected:
Likewise, students are expected:
The above is meant as general, not comprehensive, guidance. At heart, we rely on the good judgment of faculty and students to come up with common sense solutions in the face of weather-related non-attendance or class cancellations.