This official information represents the most recent and accurate closure information for EMU.

Weather Policy

Please see Eastern Michigan University's official extreme weather policy for an overview of University practices in the event of inclement weather.

Closure decision times

  • The decision to remain open or to cancel morning classes (those starting before 12:30 p.m.) will be made before 6 a.m., (if timing for the decision permits), in order to provide sufficient time to notify the media and the University community.
  • The decision to remain open or to cancel afternoon classes (12:30–5 p.m.) will be made before 9:30 a.m.
  • The decision to remain open or to cancel evening classes (those starting at 5 p.m. or later) will be made before 3 p.m. (if timing for the decision permits).

Wednesday February 19, 2020




EMU Main Campus, Ypsilanti

College of Business, downtown Ypsilanti

Convocation Center events, Pease Auditorium events, theatre/performance events, St. Joe's Sports Dome events and home EMU athletics events
Call 734.487.5386 for further information.

This web page represents the most current information about EMU closings. Any closure information will also be carried on WEMU (89.1 FM); WJR (760 AM); WWJ (950 AM); WAAM (1600 AM), as well as other local radio and television stations. Additional questions may be referred to Media Relations, 734.487.4400. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. 

If you have a personal emergency, please call 911 for fastest assistance. The EMU police department number is 734.487.1222.

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