Update: 1:09 p.m., Jan. 17, 2017

Elon University will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17, because of snowy conditions, according to an email from Jon Dooley, vice president for Student Life. Three to six inches of snow is expected, causing North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to declare a State of Emergency Tuesday night. 

The National Weather Service also extended the Winter Storm Warning through 9 p.m. Wednesday night, with wind chills dropping into the single digits. 

Dooley told Elon News Network in an interview that the snow day may affect the Winter Term class schedule. 

"Many class activities will continue online or through out-of-class activities/assignments. Students should check with their instructors for further information, " he said.

As of 1:00 p.m., no car accidents have been reported in Alamance County

360 video of snowy conditions Under the Oaks. 

Neighborhood Conditions:


Service Hours:

Lakeside Dining Hall, Acorn Coffee Shop, and Einstein Bros. will open at 9:00 a.m. Clohan Hall will open at 11:00 a.m.

The Moseley Center will open at 8 a.m. Mailing services will only be open from 2-5 p.m. for counter service only.

Regarding transportation, only The Danieley Center Tram will start at 9:00 a.m. All other BioBus and Shuttle routes will not run until conditions improve.

Canceled or Postponed Events: 

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
  • First Amendment Free Food Festival
  • MLK Circle of Hope Dialogue
  • Law School Community Dialogue on Race Relations

Alamance-Burlington School System and Guilford County Schools are also closed. 


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