Due to the projected snow accumulations for the Stark County/Dickinson area, including significant snow accumulations, slick roads, and gusting winds, Dickinson State urges all DSU students, faculty, and staff to exercise caution in planning your day tomorrow:
• Remote work and remote learning will be permitted on Tuesday, April 4. Students concerned about road conditions and safety should communicate with their professor(s) to arrange for remote access if they need to leave campus to ensure their safety. Faculty have the option to switch to remote learning to ensure the safety of themselves and their students.
• For employees who are concerned with the anticipated road conditions on Tuesday, April 4, please contact your direct supervisor to arrange remote working access. Employees are authorized, but not required, to work remotely for the remainder of the day to ensure their safety due to the winter storm.
• Employees at the DSU Bismarck location should anticipate working from home tomorrow, as snow impacts and conditions will impact Tuesday, April 4, morning commutes and create hazardous travel.
• DSU Main Campus will remain open at this time. THIS IS NOT A CAMPUS CLOSURE.
• Residence halls and food service will remain open as scheduled.
• If supervisors have any questions, please contact Krissy Kilwein in Human Resources at 701.502.4304. For general campus questions, please contact Interim Vice President/Provost John Miller at 701.502.2049.
• If snow amounts match additional approximate predictions, those who study or work at Dickinson State should anticipate that facilities staff will need time to remove snow drifts from campus sidewalks, roads, and parking lots.
• DSU will continue to monitor the storm. According to the National Weather Service, a Blizzard Warning has been issued for Tuesday, April 4th starting at 11:00 AM MT and is expected to run through Wednesday, April 5th at 11:00 PM MT. As this storm develops, additional information will likely be issued to the campus community.