Snow Closure Information

In the event that weather conditions at program sites should necessitate class cancelations or office closures, snow closure information will be communicated as follows:

UBC Vancouver Campus (not including UBC Hospital)

Faculty/staff/students
Listen to local radio stations or access the UBC website for information related to closures of the UBC Vancouver Campus. This would ONLY relate to academic sessions scheduled at the university.

Students (MD)
Contact LSC Reception, MD Undergraduate Education (604-827-4282) office for voicemail updates.

Students (health professions)
Contact your department/program office for updates.

Faculty & staff (departments/ schools/ centres)
Follow procedures as established by your department/office. Confirm operational status of Dean’s Office/divisions as required.

Faculty & staff (Dean’s Office: IRC building, Koerner Pavilion)
Contact Reception, Dean’s Office (IRC Building: 604-822-2421) for voicemail updates.

Faculty & staff (Dean’s Office: Life Sciences Centre)
Contact Reception, MD Undergraduate Education office (604-875-4500) for voicemail updates.

Hospital Sites – Vancouver

Students (MD)
Contact DHCC Reception, MD Undergraduate Education (604-875-4500) office for voicemail updates.

Faculty & staff (Dean’s Office)
Division/Unit managers to contact Reception, MD Undergraduate Education office (604-875-4500) for voicemail updates, then notify staff of your unit’s status via a central voicemail message.

Faculty & staff (departments/schools/centres)
Follow procedures as specified by your department/office. Confirm operational status of Dean’s Office/divisions as required.

Island Medical Program (UVic)

Faculty/staff/students
Listen to local radio stations or access the UVic website for information related to closures of the University of Victoria. This would ONLY relate to academic sessions scheduled at the university.

Students in Years 1 & 2
Contact your Program Manager (IMP:250-472-5507, RJH: 250-360-8111, ext. 13418 cell: 250-888-9640) for voicemail updates.

Students in Years 3 & 4
Contact your Program Manager (RJH: 250-519-1827, cell: 250-217-7961) for voicemail updates.

Northern Medical Program (UNBC)

Faculty/staff/students
Listen to local radio stations or access the UNBC website for information related to closures of the University of Northern BC. This would ONLY relate to academic sessions scheduled at the university.

Students in Years 1 & 2
Contact your Program Manager (250-960-5144, cell: 250-552-4809) for voicemail updates.

Students in Years 3 & 4
Contact your Program Manager (250-565-5763, cell: 250-960-6090) for voicemail updates.

Southern Medical Program (UBC Okanagan Campus)

Faculty/staff/students
Listen to local radio stations or access the UBC Okanagan Campus website for information related to closures of the UBC Okanagan Campus. This would ONLY relate to academic sessions scheduled at the university.

Contact your main Reception or other central number established for your unit, as per your established policies and procedures.

Students in Years 1 & 2
Contact your Program Manager (250-807-8432) for voicemail updates.

Students in Years 3 & 4
Contact your Program Manager (250-862-4300 ext. 5256) for voicemail updates.

Further information:

Dean’s Office policy on the Disruption of Services by Snow/ Weather Conditions

Employees who cannot come to work must immediately contact their Supervisor to communicate their decision. Please check messages periodically as they may be updated throughout the day.

Please refer to the UBC policy #68: Disruption of Classes/Services by Snow.