Weather Policy

Updated December 1, 2022

In the event of inclement weather, the UNMC College of Dentistry will maintain learning/teaching continuity as scheduled and when possible. Decisions concerning the status of clinical operations will be communicated to faculty, staff and students through email. 


If the building is closed (Gering or Lincoln),


Instructions for communication


Instructions for students on extramural rotations 

Contact your site preceptor to review their office closure plans and the need for travel.


When the building is open, but travel may be hazardous

Your safety is our priority. Though conditions may be okay at our college, travel may be hazardous in different areas. If your commute may be unsafe, please stay home and let your course director/students know.

Requests for excused absences for exams/assessments need to be submitted to the College of Dentistry Student Affairs Office.