UNC Asheville is operating under Condition 2 with no in-person, on-campus exams Monday, Dec. 10. Normal operations will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11. 

Updated 10:50 a.m., Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, the UNC Asheville campus will resume normal operations.

Regarding final exams on Tuesday and Wednesday, faculty members will inform students regarding the format of any scheduled final exams, 

and whether they will offer finals at the normally scheduled time or continue to arrange for an alternative means. 

Safety is the primary concern and everyone is asked to make decisions about their commute to campus based on their own assessment of 

whether travel conditions are safe. 

Updated 8:40 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, is closed today with all activities and meetings canceled.

Updated 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

The Reuter Center Singers Holiday Concert, originally scheduled for Monday evening, Dec. 10, has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Dec. 17.

Updated 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

UNC Asheville will continue to operate under Condition 2: Suspended Operations through 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10. 

Updated 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

As of midnight Sunday, Dec. 9, the university is operating under Condition 2: Suspended Operations. This operating status will continue through noon on Monday, Dec.10. Staff and Faculty who are not mandatory personnel are advised to not come to campus. Any excess vehicles and people will hamper snow removal efforts on campus.  

Campus Road Closures

Ridge Drive is closed to non-emergency vehicles.
Library Lane is closed to non- emergency vehicles.
The top section of the following decks and stairs are closed:
  • Ridges
  • Sherrill
  • Zeiger
The Parking Lot to the Botanical Gardens is closed until further notice.
Lots P-5 and P-6 are closed.
The steps between the Wellness Center and the Sherrill Center that lead to the Student Recreation Center are closed.
Facilities Hours Update:
Highsmith Student Union is operating on normal schedule.
SRC & Sherrill Fitness Room, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and the SRC Pool, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Ramsey Library Schedule
  • Sunday:  10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Monday:  9 a.m. - 2 a.m. (depending on road conditions)
Dining Services on Sunday:
  • Brown: 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Highsmith: 4-10 p.m. retail and grill 
  • The Down Under: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. retail/coffee 
Dining Services on Monday:
  • Brown: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Highsmith: 12-7 p.m. retail and grill 
  • The Down Under: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. retail/coffee 
Roasted/Rosetta’s/Argo are closed.
Student Health and Counseling plan to open on Monday.
University shuttles will not operate on Sunday, Dec. 9 or Monday, Dec. 10.

Updated 9:28 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018


Dining Services:

  • Saturday night, Highsmith food outlets and The Down Under will close at 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: Brown Hall - 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.;   Highsmith: 4-10 p.m.;   The Down Under: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.;  Roasted/Rosetta's/Argo Tea - closed.

Highsmith Student Union offices/activities - normal hours.

Hours for the Sherrill Center Fitness Room and Student Recreation Center for Sunday & Monday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Pool hours for Sunday & Monday: Noon-1:30 p.m.

Ramsey Library Hours on Sunday: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday's opening time will depend upon road conditions. Check back here Sunday night.

Campus Roads: Ridge Rd. and Library Lane both closed to non-emergency vehicles.

Campus Parking Lot Closures: Top levels of decks at Sherrill, Zageir and the Ridges; Botanical Gardens lot; lots P5 & P6.

Posted Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Due to the forecasted winter weather this weekend, UNC Asheville has made alternative plans for exams on Monday, Dec. 10. Classes with exams scheduled for Monday will receive messages from their faculty about alternative plans, and exams will not be held on campus that day.

Information on the exam schedule for Tuesday, Dec.11, will be shared Monday by noon. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to check email for updates about the exam schedule.

Starting Saturday, Dec. 8, at 8 a.m. the university will operate under Condition 1: Reduced Operations through 11:59 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 9, beginning at midnight the university will operate under Condition 2: Suspended Operations through noon on Monday Dec. 10.  University shuttles will not operate on Sunday, Dec. 9 or Monday, Dec. 10.

Residential and dining services will continue to be available for all students living on campus. Highsmith Student Union and the Student Health and Counseling Center will be open on Monday.

Staff designated as Mandatory Personnel who would normally work during these times should report to work as directed by their supervisors. Employees who work other shifts should direct inquiries to their supervisors.  For more information, see the Adverse Weather Procedures web page here: https://em.unca.edu/adverse-weather.

Information on the university’s operating status and conditions for employees on Monday will be posted to Bulldog Alert as updates are made. Employees, including those designated as Mandatory Personnel, should direct inquiries to their supervisors, check in for updates, and make decisions about reporting to work on Monday and consider flexible schedule options, as directed by their supervisors.

For hours of operation of the fitness facilities in the Sherrill Center and the Student Recreation Center, call 828.232.5650.  For hours of operation at Ramsey Library, call 828.251.6336.

For more information, see http://bulldogalert.unca.edu/.


Athletics Schedule Changes

The 52nd edition of the Mountain Rivalry between UNC Asheville men's basketball and Western Carolina is now scheduled for a 1 p.m. start on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Kimmel Arena.

The Sunday, Dec. 9, UNC Asheville’s scheduled home game with ETSU has been moved to Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Kimmel Arena.

Please visit uncabulldogs.com for more information. 

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BulldogAlert Audible Warning System:
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University Employees

To see Human Resources policies that apply when campus operations and work schedules are affected by adverse weather or emergency events, consult the Adverse Weather Guidelines