Inclement Weather FAQ

Inclement Weather Frequently Asked Questions

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If the university switches to remote work due to poor weather conditions, what are my options?

If I am considered essential personnel and the university switches to remote status, do I still report?

What if the university switches to remote work but K-12 schools are cancelled and I have childcare needs?

How do APSS staff report the remote work status on Ultratime?

What if the university switches to remote status but I don’t have a laptop or computer access?

 

If the university switches to remote work due to poor weather conditions, what are my options?

Staff and faculty can work remote, take a vacation day, elect to go unpaid, or still report to their work location as campus will be open.  Employees should coordinate work plans with their supervisors or appointing officers. APSS, see additional information below regarding reporting on Ultratime.

 

If I am considered essential personnel and the university switches to remote status, do I still report?

Yes, the university will still be open and essential personnel should still report to their campus work location.

 

What if the university switches to remote work but K-12 schools are cancelled and I have childcare needs?

Staff should coordinate with their supervisor to adjust their work schedule, if possible, or choose to take as a vacation day.  APSS staff, per their contract, also have a maximum of eight (8) additional hours that may be used by each eligible staff member each calendar year, if necessary, due to inclement weather. 

 

How do APSS staff report the remote work status on Ultratime?

If you are an essential employee working on campus or if you are working remote, you will still report as regular hours worked on Ultratime.  If you are not working remote, you will report it either as VAC for vacation, or SNO (up to 8 hours only per calendar year) if inclement weather, or LST if elected to go unpaid.

 

What if the university switches to remote status but I don’t have a laptop or computer access?

Employees should coordinate with their supervisors regarding work needs and options for that day.

 

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