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

  • In order to provide sufficient time to notify the media and the University community, the University will use its best efforts to make and publicize by 6 a.m. any decision affecting the timing or occurrence of morning classes or other morning University activities (those set to begin before 12:30 p.m.).The University message will specify any alternate timing.  Likewise, the University will use its best efforts to make and publicize any such decision affecting afternoon classes (those set to begin between 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.) before 9:30 a.m., and any decision affecting evening classes or activities (those set to begin at 5 p.m. or later) before 3 p.m.
  • Possible decisions affecting the timing or occurrence of University classes or activities may include, but are not limited to:  delay, early closure, or full closure.
  • Due to the 24/7 nature of some campus operations, designated personnel who work in certain areas such as the energy center, physical plant, food service, public safety, WEMU and other employees within specific areas of the University may be required to work. All other employees should remain at home in accordance with the Eastern Michigan University Extreme Weather Policy  and applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Wednesday November 30, 2022




EMU Main Campus, 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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