Saturday, Feb. 5 - Baylor Resumes Normal Operations

Feb. 4, 2011

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As of 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, Baylor University has resumed normal operations.

Winter Premiere events will not be held Saturday.

Baylor Law commencement has been moved from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Waco Hall.

Penland residential restaurant will be open regular hours Saturday and Sunday.

Starbucks and Chili's Too at the Dutton Parking Garage are open on Saturday.

The Bear Market Food Court in the SUB will open Saturday at 11 a.m. for regular hours.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES IN CAMPUS SERVICES.

Friday, Feb. 4 Baylor University Closed Today; Winter Premiere Events Canceled; University Expects Normal Operations to Resume at 10 a.m. Saturday

4 p.m. update, Friday, Feb. 4

Normal operations at Baylor are expected to resume tomorrow at 10 a.m., barring any further deterioration in the weather or determination that conditions threaten safe travel on our campus.

Baylor Law commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., instead of 10 a.m., Saturday in Waco Hall.

All residential restaurant locations will be open the rest of Friday, some limited service.

Penland will be open regular hours Saturday and Sunday.

Starbucks at the Dutton Parking Garage will close at 9 p.m. Friday and open Saturday at 8 a.m.

Chili's Too will open Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

The Bear Market Food Court will open Saturday at 11 a.m. and have normal hours.

12:30 p.m. update, Friday, Feb. 4

Baylor University remains closed, but normal operations are expected to resume tomorrow at 10 a.m., barring any further deterioration in the weather or determination that conditions threaten safe travel on our campus.

8:15 a.m. update, Friday, Feb. 4

Baylor University is closed today (Friday, Feb. 4) and no classes will be held because of the inclement weather conditions.

In addition, Baylor University's Winter Premiere events, including Kaleidoscope tonight and Premiere events on Saturday, have been canceled. For more information, call Campus Visits at 1-800-BAYLOR-U menu option 1-2 or (254) 710-2407.

Essential campus services, such as residential dining, remain available to students. All residential locations are open (some limited service). Starbucks at Dutton will be open, but all other retail locations will be closed. Please see the Baylor Campus Dining website for information about hours of operation and open locations.

The Baylor Libraries and the SLC will be closed today.

Baylor University's shuttle system, BUS, is not running today.

The Baylor Bookstore, mail room and copy services will be closed today.

Baylor facility services personnel will be on campus to keep building entrances ice-free and to apply sand to bridges throughout campus.

The Waco area remains under a winter weather advisory until noon today. A strong upper level disturbance is moving across North Texas, creating areas of snow. Snowfall accumulations so far have ranged from 1 to 3 inches across the advisory area. A winter weather advisory means that periods of winter precipitation may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and plan on some travel delays.

For the latest weather information, see National Weather Service website.

Baylor police say that road conditions deteriorated overnight because of the snow and winter precipitation. For the latest on road conditions in Texas, go to the Texas Department of Transportation website.

Although power outages are unexpected, for students who live off campus and experience disruption of power, please consider the following steps:

    1. Contact your property manager to report the outage

    2. Contact ONCOR, the electricity provider for the Waco area, at 1-888-313-4747 and report the outage

    3. Consider making arrangements to stay with a friend who has electrical service

    4. Contact Baylor Police at 254-710-2222 should a life-threatening situation arise

Please check the Baylor website for additional updates and cancellations.

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