Emergency closings early dismissal policy

Vice President for Human Resources Leo V. Sullivan has issued a reminder concerning the University's policy for work cancellation, delayed openings and early dismissal due to inclement weather or other emergencies. Employees should tune to WBZ-TV News Channel 4, WCVB-TV Channel 5 Eye Opener News or WBZ News Radio 1030 AM between 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. for announcements of cancellations, delays or closings. Information also will be available through the BCInfo Web page or at (617)552-INFO.

An announcement canceling classes does not mean there is a cancellation of work; it will specifically mention that Boston College is "closed" when employees are not expected to report.

When work is canceled, some essential activities in certain offices may need to be maintained. It is expected that some arrangement for coverage or standby will be made between the office administrator and staff. If an employee is required to work on such a day, compensatory time off will be provided to him or her and will be scheduled at a time that is mutually convenient to the department and the employee.

The decision on early dismissal of employees because of weather conditions will be announced by the Department of Human Resources. This information will be made available on BCInfo or at ext.2-INFO. Unless otherwise notified, all staff are expected to remain at work until closing.

Robsham to present "Steel Magnolias"

The first Robsham Theater production of the spring semester will be "Steel Magnolias," with performances taking place Jan. 16-18 in the theater's Bonn Studio.

Robert Harling's play, later adapted for the screen, takes place in a beauty salon where a group of gossipy Southern ladies finds refuge and friendship. The Robsham production will be directed by Kate McGintee '03.

For more information, call the theater box office at ext.2-4002 or browse the Robsham World Wide Web site,

Verify mailing address

Boston College will use home addresses designated on the Agora system as the mailing address for employees' W2 Wage and Tax Statements. All employees are asked to verify, and correct if necessary, home address information on Agora by Dec. 20.

Holiday bus schedule

The Boston College shuttle bus service will shut down for the Christmas-New Year's break at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20. All University offices will be closed from Dec. 23-27 and on New Year's Day.

Van service for faculty and staff will be available on Jan. 2 and 3, and the shuttle bus will resume on a limited schedule on Jan. 6.

For more details, see

Last issue of Chronicle for semester

This is the final issue of Boston College Chronicle for the fall semester. Chronicle will resume publication on Jan. 16 and continue on a biweekly basis until the end of the academic year.


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