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Update: WIU Open at Noon; Advisory in Effect

January 7, 2014


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[Posted 11:40 a.m. 1/7/14]

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – The Western Illinois University-Macomb and Quad Cities campuses will reopen at noon today (Tuesday, Jan. 7). A weather advisory is in effect from noon-4:30 p.m. Jan. 7.


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

While the University is open for regular business, classes are not in session. Residence halls open Sunday, Jan. 12. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13.

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

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[Posted 5:45 p.m., 1/6/14]

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – The Western Illinois University-Macomb and Quad Cities campuses will remain closed through noon Tuesday, Jan. 7 due to winter weather conditions. A weather advisory will go into effect from noon-4:30 p.m. Jan. 7.

Employees working in essential positions are required to work their regular hours during a total shutdown.

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

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



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[Posted 11:45 a.m., 1/6/14]

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – The Western Illinois University-Macomb and Quad Cities campuses will remain closed through 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 due to severe winter weather (weather.com). Updates will be posted at wiu.edu.

Employees working in essential positions are required to work their regular hours during a total shutdown. The WIU policy on limiting University operations because of emergency conditions is available in the Administrative Procedures Handbook, which can be viewed at wiu.edu/policies/emergency.php.

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[Posted 3 p.m. 1/5/14]

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL –- The Western Illinois University-Macomb and Quad Cities campuses will be closed through 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 due to severe winter weather (weather.com). Updates will be posted at wiu.edu.

Employees working in essential positions are required to work their regular hours during a total shutdown. The WIU policy on limiting University operations because of emergency conditions is available in the Administrative Procedures Handbook, which can be viewed at wiu.edu/policies/emergency.php.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Weather announcements for the WIU-Macomb campus are aired on the following radio and television stations: Prestige Communications' stations WKAI FM 100, WJEQ FM 102.7, WNLF 95.9 FM, WMQZ FM 104.1, WLMD FM 104.7, WLRB AM 1510; WIU's WIUM FM 91.3 and WIUW FM 89.5; Galesburg Radio WGIL AM 1400, FM 95, 92.7 The Laser, 105.3 K FM; WGEM TV – Quincy (NBC), KHQA TV – Quincy (CBS) WQAD TV – Moline (ABC), HOI-19 – Peoria (ABC) and WEEK-25 Peoria (NBC). University Television will broadcast information on Macomb's Cable Channel 3.

WIU-QC weather announcements are aired on the following radio and television stations: WQAD TV – Moline (ABC) [which feeds KLJB TV – Davenport, IA (Fox) and
Clear Channel stations KCQQ FM 106.5, KUUL FM 101.3, KMXG FM Mix 96, WLLR FM 103.7, WFXN AM 1230]; Cumulus stations KBOB FM 104.9, KQCS FM 93.5, WXLP FM 96.9; KJOC AM 1170; KBEA FM 99.7; KWQC TV – Davenport, IA (NBC), WHBF TV – Rock Island (CBS); and WVIK FM 90.3 Radio, Augustana.


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[Posted 11:45 a.m. 1/5/14]

MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University-Macomb campus is closed from noon today (Sunday, Jan. 5) through 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6 due to severe winter weather (weather.com). Updates will be posted at wiu.edu.

Employees working in essential positions are required to work their regular hours during a total shutdown. The WIU policy on limiting University operations because of emergency conditions is available in the Administrative Procedures Handbook, which can be viewed at wiu.edu/policies/emergency.php.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Weather announcements for the WIU-Macomb campus are aired on the following radio and television stations: Prestige Communications' stations WKAI FM 100, WJEQ FM 102.7, WNLF 95.9 FM, WMQZ FM 104.1, WLMD FM 104.7, WLRB AM 1510; WIU's WIUM FM 91.3 and WIUW FM 89.5; Galesburg Radio WGIL AM 1400, FM 95, 92.7 The Laser, 105.3 K FM; WGEM TV – Quincy (NBC), KHQA TV – Quincy (CBS) WQAD TV – Moline (ABC), HOI-19 – Peoria (ABC) and WEEK-25 Peoria (NBC). University Television will broadcast information on Macomb's Cable Channel 3.

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