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Winter Weather Response: Feb. 17, 2021

February 17, 2021

Due to the possibility of adverse weather Thursday, Feb. 18, Facilities Services is closely monitoring campus conditions and preparing equipment and supplies.

Winter Weather Response: Jan. 27, 2021

January 27, 2021

Due to the possibility of adverse weather Thursday, Jan. 28, Facilities Services is closely monitoring campus conditions and preparing equipment and supplies.

Winter Weather Response: Feb. 19, 2020

February 19, 2020

Due to the weather forecast for Thursday, Feb. 20, Facilities Services is closely monitoring campus conditions and preparing equipment and supplies. In the event of adverse weather, Grounds, Housekeeping, Building and Construction Services crews will coordinate efforts to treat and … Continued

Adverse Weather Response is a Team Effort

December 2, 2019

Chapel Hill receives an average of seven inches of snow a year, and while most snow or ice events occur in January, Facilities Services begins to prepare for winter weather in September. That’s when the Grounds Services Snow Team, lead … Continued

Winter Weather Response: Dec. 7, 2018

December 7, 2018

Facilities Services crews have pretreated and brined primary campus roads, walkways and building entrances, and University officials will be closely monitoring campus conditions.

When a Hurricane Hits

October 1, 2018

Students were urged to go home and employees were urged to take leave. Only mandatory employees—many of them in Facilities Services—were required to report to work. Some even stayed overnight. “Our people answered the call, I can’t say enough about them.”

Hurricane Florence Preparation and Response

September 12, 2018

Facilities Services crews are working across campus to prepare buildings and grounds for possible impacts from Hurricane Florence. Outdoor items are being secured or removed when possible, and more than 4,000 sandbags have been placed outside buildings where there is … Continued

Winter Weather Response: Jan. 16, 2018

January 16, 2018

Facilities Services crews have pre-treated and brined primary campus roads, walkways and building entrances, and University officials will be closely monitoring campus conditions. In the event of adverse weather, Grounds, Housekeeping and Building Services crews will be coordinating efforts to … Continued

Winter Weather Response: Jan. 4, 2018

January 4, 2018

Grounds, Housekeeping, and Building Services crews are on campus working to clear entrances, walkways and parking lots per the Facilities Services Snow Removal Map. Due to extremely low temperatures, Energy Management Control Systems staff are also monitoring building and environmental … Continued

Winter Weather Response: Jan. 6, 2017

January 6, 2017

University officials will be closely monitoring campus conditions throughout the weekend. Facilities Services crews have pre-treated and brined primary campus walkways, roads and parking lots. Grounds, Housekeeping, Building Services and Construction Services crews will be coordinating efforts to clear campus … Continued