This note clarifies CIRES’ inclement weather policy, following recent policy changes from CU Boulder (here) and NOAA/DOC. Briefly: If you normally work at the NOAA labs, please follow your laboratory/center’s closure and telework policy. If you normally work on CU Boulder campus, please follow CU Boulder’s policy. 

Currently, this means most NOAA-based people who are approved to work remotely are expected to work through inclement weather closures (whether called by NOAA or CU Boulder or both). 

By contrast, CU-Boulder-based CIRES people follow the campus closure policy: Administrative leave is granted to any regular employee for scheduled work hours during the period of closure; though certain remote meetings may still need to take place—check with your supervisor for guidance.If you have questions, or if this protocol creates a personal hardship, please reach out to CIREShr@colorado.edu.