University to close at 3 p.m. on Feb. 15; virtual classes to be held as scheduled

Due to weather conditions, all Marshall University campuses and centers will close at 3 p.m. today, Monday, Feb. 15.

All in-person classes scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. or later are canceled. Students are advised to contact their instructors for any updates to their course schedules and assignments.

Virtual/online classes will be held as scheduled this evening unless students are contacted by the professor with alternate instructions.

University offices also will close at 3 p.m. although certain essential employees may be required to report to work.

Dining and residence hall services will remain operational.

Tomorrow’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Memorial Student Center has been postponed. All those with appointments for tomorrow will be contacted by e-mail regarding rescheduling*.

A decision about tomorrow’s university operations will be announced no later than 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

The university’s policy regarding inclement weather is available at https://www.marshall.edu/board/files/MUBOG-GA-9-Weather-Closings-and-Delays-2019-08.pdf.

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*According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the second dose of the vaccine should be administered as close to the recommended interval as possible. However, if it is not feasible to adhere to the recommended interval, the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines may be scheduled for administration up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose. There are currently limited data on efficacy of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines administered beyond this window. If the second dose is administered beyond these intervals, there is no need to restart the series.