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Weather Advisory: WIU-Macomb [8:30 a.m., 3/5]

March 5, 2013

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MACOMB, IL -- Due to winter weather conditions, a weather advisory for Western Illinois University's Macomb campus has been issued for today (Tuesday, March 5). At this time, the campus will be open and classes will be held. As weather conditions change, updates will be posted at

The weather advisory allows employees the option to use accrued vacation time, compensatory time or approved leave without pay after notifying their supervisor.

According to University policy, if a University Advisory is issued due to the weather and students consider travel to campus unsafe, they should arrange with faculty to complete academic course requirements missed during the time of the advisory. Individual faculty members are responsible for their academic course requirements, and it is the individual faculty member's decision whether or not to grant a request to make up work that has been missed as a result of a University Advisory.

The WIU policy on limiting University operations because of emergency conditions is available in the Administrative Procedures Handbook, which can be viewed at

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