Emergencies—Information for Employees
In the event of cancellation of classes, nonteaching employees are still expected to report to work. Employees who are unable to report to work or to complete their work schedule due to adverse weather conditions may, with the approval of their supervisor, use personal leave, annual leave, salary deferred pay, or leave without pay to compensate for their absence.
Parking lots K (Student Union loop), D (south of Roberts Hall), and E (south of the Art Center) will be given priority for clearing during snow emergencies resulting in class cancellation. This is to facilitate access to the dining center for resident students and to provide a cleared parking area for nonteaching employees.
In extreme circumstances, when the governor officially orders a complete or partial shutdown of state services and/or orders the closure of state highways, the pay status of employees will be in accordance with the appropriate collective bargaining agreement or as agreed upon between the Rhode Island Board of Education and the unions representing the several bargaining units.