Cancellation of Classes

Policy Number: 
II.01.05
Reason for Policy: 

To establish the University of Oregon policy on cancellation of classes.

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

Students, faculty and staff

Enactment & Revision History: 

04/13/17: Technical changes enacted by the University Secretary and policy number changed to II.01.05

02/08/10: Policy number revised from 2.000 to 02.99.01

11/8/85: Approved By President's Staff

Policy: 

Any decision regarding a proposal for campus-wide cancellation of classes rests with the President or the President's designee. In view of the fundamental importance of the University's educational programs, the President's decision to cancel classes will be made only under extraordinary circumstances. The President has delegated to the Vice President for Finance and Administration authority to close the University in the event of severe weather conditions.

Chapter/Volume: 
  • Volume II: Academics, Instruction and Research
  • Chapter 1: Curriculum and instruction
Responsible Office: 

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost: 541-346-3186, provost@uoregon.edu  OR

Office of Enrollment Management: 541-346-9386, vpem@uoregon.edu

Original Source: 
UO Policy Statement