Eastern Michigan University

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

Sunday December 4, 2016


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 p.m. - 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).


EMU Main Campus, Ypsilanti OPEN - All classes will be held as scheduled.
College of Business, downtown YpsilantiOPEN - All classes will be held as scheduled.
EMU Livonia, Six Mile Rd. at I-275Follows Main Campus closures. Call for information: 877.818.4368
EMU Detroit, 7800 W. Outer Dr.Follows Main Campus closures. Call for information: 313.537.7909
EMU Jackson (Jackson Area Career Center)Call for information: 517.787.7265
EMU Up NorthCall for information: 877.368.8289 or 231.995.1750
Convocation Center events, Pease Auditorium events, Theatre/performance events, Indoor Practice Facility Events, and home EMU Athletics eventsON as scheduled; 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. PLEASE NOTE that if EMU is closed, the Media Relations office will not be staffed. We have also listed the cell phone numbers of staff members in the event of a media emergency.

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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