Inclement & Severe Weather

Please see each program's instructions for inclement weather.

Event Development 

Cancellation announcements can be heard by calling 919-684-3255. Depending on the timing of the cancellation decision and the availability of program staff to online access, students may also be notified via email.

Financial Planning 

Severe weather policies are a based upon the policy of the classroom rental facility, not that of Duke University Continuing Studies. Cancellation announcements can be heard by calling 919-684-2601. Depending on the timing of the cancellation decision and the availability of program staff to online access, students may also be notified via email.

Human Resources - Duke Campus and Raleigh Location 

Severe weather policies for the Raleigh location are based upon the policy of the classroom rental facility, not that of Duke University Continuing Studies. Cancellation announcements can be heard by calling 919-684-3255. Depending on the timing of the cancellation decision and the availability of program staff to online access, students may also be notified via email.

Legal Nurse Consulting 

In case of severe weather, please call 919-684-2601 to hear a recorded listing of any postponements or cancellations. You will also likely receive an email notification.

If your class is cancelled please attend the next session as scheduled. The program manager or your instructor will be in contact with you regarding potential make-up dates for missed classes due to weather.

If your course is not listed, it is currently scheduled to meet as planned.

Nonprofit Management 

In case of severe weather, the local Site Coordinator will make decisions concerning cancellation of any course. This decision will be recorded on the coordinator’s voice mail number. Duke tries to make the decision 12 hours in advance of the scheduled course. Call the number of the site in the region where the course is scheduled. When possible, cancelled courses will be rescheduled. Participants may either attend the re-scheduled courses or receive a full refund. We will inform you by phone about these options when the weather clears.

North Carolina
  • Asheville / Western NC (828) 242-9028
  • Durham / Triangle (919) 668-6742
  • Greenville (252) 847-0692

For information from the NC DOT about road conditions, including roads that are impacted due to adverse weather go to the NC DOT Traveler Information Management System.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 

If the Durham Public Schools are closed for weather reasons, OLLI will also be closed. Listen to WTVD (Channel 11), WDNC (620 AM) or WCHL (1360 AM) for school closings or check the WRAL website for information about the Durham schools. If the situation is ambiguous, there will be a message on the OLLI answering machine by 8 am of the morning in question. Call 684-2703.

Paralegal Studies - Duke Campus 

Cancellation announcements can be heard by calling (919) 684-3379. Students will also be notified by an announcement posted on http://www.paralegalspace.com/.

Technical Communication 

Cancellation announcements can be heard by calling 919-684-3255. Depending on the timing of the cancellation decision and the availability of program staff to online access, students may also be notified via email.