Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has announced that the University of Colorado Boulder campus will reopen Monday, Sept. 16, for classes and business operations. Although a significant number of campus buildings experienced some damage from flooding, all classrooms and business services will be operational. It is possible that some courses will be canceled or rescheduled due to instructor availability.
While it appears the worst of the weather has passed, intermittent afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast for the next few days. Due to high creek levels and saturated soils, any rainfall could quickly create flash flood conditions again. It is essential that the campus community stay on alert and continue to avoid all creeks and flooded areas, campus officials said.
The provost’s office has asked faculty members to be flexible in working with students immediately impacted by the flood. Students who have been displaced or otherwise affected by the flooding should notify their professors and instructors to discuss accommodations. Supervisors of campus employees also are being asked to understand the serious impact the flooding has had on some employees and to be flexible as appropriate.
Bronson Hilliard, CU-Boulder spokesperson, 303-818-7496