No On-Campus Classes June 28 Due to Excessive Heat

All in-person classes will meet online on Monday, June 28 due to excessive heat conditions. Online classes and remote services will continue. The air-conditioned PUB (Building 9000) will be open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for any on-campus residents or employees. For additional updates, please visit

Employees who regularly report to on-campus work may choose to work from home unless designated as essential personnel.

Heat Safety Tips

During the heat wave, please see the following tips and guidelines for staying safe while working:  

  •  All employees should make a conscious effort to ensure proper hydration and ventilation.
    • Drink plenty of water, and have a beverage with you at all times.
    • Don’t wait until you are thirsty to drink.
    • Avoid drinks with caffeine and/or large amounts of sugar which can increase dehydration.
  • Take regular breaks as needed in cooler areas where possible.
  • On campus employees can visit the air-conditioned Bldg 9000 – PUB between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • If working at home, cover/close windows that receive morning and afternoon light to reduce heat entering your home.
  • Any employee who works is working without air conditioning may submit annual leave for any hours the individual is uncomfortable working due to the heat.
    • If the employee has a health condition that is affected by the heat, sick leave may be used for necessary time away.

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