Use only flashlights for illumination.NEVERuse candles, grills, or any other open- flame device inside a Residence Hall or any other campus building. Doing so creates extreme fire and life safety hazards.
Keep windows closed to retain heat. Dress in layers to enhance comfort.
Remember to stay hydrated and eat regularly.
Frequently-used services such as University computer networks, ATM and vending machines, and laundry facilities will be inoperative.
Classrooms, labs, Davis Library, and recreational facilities will remain closed during the outage.
Cell Phone – fully charged
Flashlight – with extra batteries, if possible
Cash – ATMs and Credit / Debit Card processors will not function during an outage
Foods that don’t require refrigeration or warming
Driving on Campus
Operating a vehicle when ice or snow is present on the road surface is potentially dangerous to yourself and others. Do not operate a vehicle under such conditions unless you have absolutely no other option.
Some campus roadways may have to be closed due to icing. Provisions will be made for students and staff to access the Residence Halls.
NEVERmove traffic control barriers or attempt to drive on a closed roadway.
Always drive at a safe and reasonable speed for whatever conditions you may face.
Leave extra distance between your vehicle and others ahead of you. Your vehicle’s stopping distance will be much longer on snow or ice, even at lower speeds.
If your vehicle starts to skid, turn into the direction of the skid.
If a portion of Lower Fields Drive is closed, residents of McLean may have to use the driveway adjacent to Cape Fear Commons for enter and leave by vehicle.