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MSU buildings returning to normal operations. Normal university operations will resume Fri. Feb. 1

As of 3 p.m., Jan. 31, 2019 | Normal university operations will resume on Friday, Feb. 1 at 1 a.m.

Thanks to all of our efforts to reduce energy consumption and in anticipation of students and staff returning to campus Friday morning, the university has begun the process of returning to normal building system operations.

While extreme cold temperatures are forecasted to end as today goes on, Friday’s temperatures will still be colder than normal. Spartans are asked to continue to follow cold weather safety precautions.

See msu.edu/emergency for more information.

As of 10:30 a.m., Jan. 31, 2019 | Due to statewide efforts to reduce natural gas usage, MSU is working with Consumers Energy and taking steps to conserve energy. Residence halls and laboratories have not been impacted. However, office spaces will be colder than usual. Employees reporting to work on Thursday are asked to dress accordingly.

As of 11:30 a.m., Jan. 30, 2019 | In response to the ongoing severe wind chill temperatures and poor road conditions expected through Thursday, MSU will continue the current class suspension and modified operations on Jan. 31. Only critical employees should report to work on Thursday. Employees unsure of their status are asked to check with their supervisors.

University leaders are monitoring weather conditions and will provide any necessary updates to keep the community safe. Normal operations are expected to resume on Friday, Feb. 1 at 1 a.m.

UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m., Jan. 29, 2019 | Due to deteriorating road conditions and concern for employee safety, MSU has activated emergency procedures per the university's emergency operations plan. All in-person classes at all locations are suspended for Wednesday, January 30.

Alert issued at 01/29/2019 12:30:30 PM EST:
Michigan State University is suspending classes beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30 at all locations due to anticipated and sustained severe wind chills below -20 degrees F. While online instruction may continue, faculty will not penalize students who do not participate during a university-declared suspension of classes.

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