Emergency College Closing (Policy 2.105)

Authority:F.S. 1001.64; FAC 6A-14.0261
Date Adopted:10/95; Rev. 12/04; Rev. 11/11, 02/2013
Date of Review:05/09, 08/11, 03/12, 01/13


The President is authorized to order the close of the College facilities or any portion thereof, due to an impending or existing emergency or any unexpected circumstance deemed to require closure for the protection of life and/or property.

The President's order shall include the following:

  • Time for commencement of the closure.
  • Duration and conditions of the closure.
  • Salary payment decisions for employees absent due to the closure. This shall include the definition of the circumstances substantiating payment or nonpayment of salary, employees to be paid, employees not to be paid, period of time for which salary payments shall be made or abated, and the amount of payments to be made.
  • Salary payment decisions for employees who are required to work during time periods when College facilities are closed.