Date Adopted: 08/19/2009
References: Montana Constitution, Article II; 46-18-801, M.C.A.
Issuing Office: Administration and Finance
Approved By: Susan Briggs
In the event of emergency caused by severe weather conditions or a natural or an unnatural disaster, the Chancellor may close the University of Montana Western to protect the health and safety of the students and employees. The Chancellor will determine when the emergency has ended and the University should be reopened.
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for closing the University in the event of severe weather conditions or natural/unnatural disasters to protect the health and safety of the students and employees.
The Chancellor will designate the service hours that are weather curtailed or suspended. The Chancellor, or his/her designee, will determine essential services and will notify administrators of those departments. The supervisor(s) will be responsible for scheduling employees and certifying hours worked by employees.
Compensation for employees during those hours when the University has been closed for emergency reasons will be calculated according to the following guidelines:
Montana Constitution, Article II; 46-18-801, M.C.A.
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance/Student Affairs, Chancellor, Supervisors