The University of Missouri issued a press release Thursday night announcing that the campus will remain closed Friday due to the winter storm that hit Columbia today.
Here is the text of the press release:
The University of Missouri will remain closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 22. Officials cited the road conditions as the reason for the closure. All classes, exams and events are canceled for tomorrow.Officials expect that operations will resume as normal on Monday, Feb. 25. Certain continuous operations will remain open, staffed by situationally critical personnel. “We have appreciated all of the hard work that our campus staff have done today,” MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said. “We realize that while the campus may be cleared tomorrow morning, the road conditions beyond the campus could cause a challenge for many to get to campus. We are concerned about the safety of all our faculty, staff and students.” For information about MU’s Hospitals and Clinics, please check www.muhealth.org. Please check mualert.missouri.edu for further updates.