Winter Season

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With the winter season upon us, it is important that staff, faculty, and students are aware of how UMD communicates the operational status during inclement weather. Operational status may include delayed openings, closures, or any other schedule changes, due to inclement weather.  While UMD Alerts is the best way to get updates on the university’s status during inclement weather, you can also check:

Below is a list of travel tips from FEMA

  • Follow Directions from local officials
  • Only travel if necessary
  • Keep gas tank full and get car serviced before winter months

Build an emergency car kit

  • Charged cellphone and portable charger
  • Snack food and water (for each passenger and pet)
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Basic tool kit
  • Jumper cables, emergency flares and flags
  • Warm clothes and blankets
  • Road salt and/or sand
  • Shovel and ice scraper

Last updated: March 16, 2017

Last updated: March 16, 2017