Emergency Closure Procedures

Under certain conditions, including weather-related conditions, it may become necessary to cancel classes or close the campus(es) of NAU.  The NAU President or his/her designee may declare a cancellation of classes and/or partial or full university closure.  

Employees should stay tuned to local radio stations for cancellation or closures affecting the Universities. The university will send out an NAU Alert text message only in the event that classes or university operations are on a delayed start or canceled. In addition, students, faculty and staff also are notified of changes to operations through email, NAU Alert web page, Facebook, Twitter, the NAU home page, MyNAU, local media, and the NAU Now Line at 928-523-0007.

Review the Emergency Closures policy.

For specific timekeeping/reporting questions related to late start or closure please contact your payroll representative.

If you do not attend work or you leave early when a closure has not been declared, due to severe weather conditions, power outage or another emergency, you must take:

Depending on the nature of the work some employees may also have the option of flexible scheduling or telecommuting, with supervisor approval.