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REF NO.: 110

SUBJECT: Memorial University's St. John's campus closing due to deteriorating weather conditions
DATE: March 14, 2003

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, Memorial University's St. John's campus, including the MUN/MUNSU Childcare Centre and the Marine Institute, will close, effective 1:30 p.m. today. In order to effect an orderly shutdown, staff are asked to consult with their supervisors before leaving.

Distance education exams, scheduled for this evening, will be postponed until Tuesday, March 18 beginning at 7 p.m. For more details, please consult www.mun.ca/univrel/cancellations.

Memorial University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science's Open House 2003, scheduled to happen on Saturday, March 15, will be postponed until further notice. This is due to the impending bad weather and its interference with the necessary set-up time. A further announcement concerning rescheduling will be made available soon.

The Beta Gamma Sigma event, being held at Memorial's Faculty of Business Administration, will go ahead this afternoon at 4 p.m.

The Works facilities, including the Aquarena, will close effective 2:30 p.m.

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