USNA Weather Policy  

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The U.S. Naval Academy Hazardous Weather Policy instruction has been updated. USNAINST 12610.4F can be viewed in its entirety by clicking here.

The Hazardous Weather voice mail information line number is (410) 293-0032. This number can handle 75 calls at once, so if it's busy, keep trying. Weather related notices will be published via email, departmental/divisional telephone "trees," the USNA Operations web page, and the following radio/TV stations:

  • WBAL 1090 AM, WNAV 1430 AM, WANN 1190 AM, WTOP 1500 AM, WMAL 630 AM, WCEI 96.7 FM, WJHU 88.1 FM, WMIX 106.5 FM
  • WMAR-TV CH 2, WUSA-TV CH 9, WJLA-TV CH 7, WRC-TV CH 4, WJZ-TV CH 13, NEWS CHANNEL 8, WTTG-TV CH 5
 

Essential Personnel: Division/Department heads determine, within their organizations, those individuals that are "Essential Personnel". All essential personnel shall be designated in writing.


 

USNA MODIFIED OPERATIONS POLICY
 
  1. USNA Open for Normal Business Operations
  2. USNA Open for Normal Business Operations, Unscheduled Leave Policy in Effect
    • Employees must call in to notify supervisor if unable to report for duty due to emergency circumstances
  3. USNA Operating under Delayed Arrival, Unscheduled Leave Policy in Effect
    • Example: 2 Hour Delay
      • Employees receive up to 2 hours of administrative leave and all must report no later then 0930
      • Employees scheduled to report for work at or after 0930 do not receive administrative leave and must report on-time
      • Academic day begins at 0930
      • Employees taking advantage of Unscheduled Leave for the entire day must use their personal leave for the entire day
    • Example: 4 Hour Delay
      • Employees receive up to 4 hours of administrative leave and all must report no later then 1130
      • Employees scheduled to report for work at or after 1130 do not receive administrative leave and must report on-time
      • Academic day begins at 1330
      • Employees taking advantage of Unscheduled Leave for the entire day must use their personal leave for the entire day
  4. USNA Open Under Modified Operations
    • All employees essential to announced operations must report on time (or delayed as necessary)
    • All employees not essential to announced operations are excused from work and receive administrative leave for their entire scheduled workday
    • Required operations for any given day will always include Public Safety (Fire, Security, and Public Works), and may include operations specific to that day (i.e., instruction/support for scheduled academic classes, child care operations, Bancroft Hall operations, athletic event operations/support)
  5. USNA Closed Except For Essential Support Operations
    • Personnel required to provide essential operations to report to duty as scheduled.
    • All other personnel are excused from work and may be granted administrative leave
** Employees do not receive administrative leave for delayed arrival if they are on leave the entire scheduled workday. Similarly, if early dismissal is issued, employees already on leave do not receive administrative leave.

 

The following table describes class schedules during delayed operations:


Period Normal Ops 2 Hour Delay 4 Hour Delay
       
1 0755-0845 0930-1020 Canceled
2 0855-0945 1030-1120 Canceled
3 0955-1045 1230-1320 Canceled
4 1055-1145 1330-1420 Canceled
5 1330-1420 1430-1520 1430-1520
6 1430-1520 1530-1620 1530-1620
7 1530-1620 1630-1720 1630-1720
8 0755-0910 0930-1045 Canceled
9 0955-1110 1230-1345 Canceled
10 1330-1445 1430-1545 1430-1545
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