Emergency Weather Advisory

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018

    Updated news on campus delays, closings and class schedules.

    Date:  Mar. 21
     Day:  Wednesday
     Time:  5:30 AM
     Message:  Because of the inclement weather forecast throughout the day Wednesday, March 21, UMES will implement its liberal-leave policy for non-essential personnel.

    Essential employees should report per their individual departmental policy.

    Questions about how this decision affects staffing should be directed to (your) immediate supervisors.

    Students who have remained on campus during spring break & who have questions should contact their residence life staff member on duty. 

    Please keep in mind that plans were in place to conduct electric upgrades Wednesday & the SSC was scheduled to re-open around midday.

    As always, take precautions to be safe as this late season storm moves through our area.

    Please monitor your email for updates as circumstances warrant. 


    Inclement Weather Policy

    UMES students and employees are encouraged to monitor these sources for the latest information about how inclement weather is impacting the campus and its schedule:

    • campus e-mail 
    • UMES homepage:  www.umes.edu
    • UMES news ~  Facebook page
    • UMES news ~  Twitter page
    • UMES news ~  Instagram page
    • WBOC, WMDT & WRDE ~ Delmarva's three TV stations ~ publicize closings & delays across the bottom of the screen during their local newscasts.
    • WESM radio ~ 91.3 FM 

    If you anticipate traveling long distances to return to campus during or after a major storm, you should also contact: 

    Chesapeake Bay Bridge - 1-877-228-7726 

    Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (757) 331-2960


    You may also want to monitor the National Weather Service forecast for  Princess Anne (21853)