In keeping with its mission, CU-Boulder is committed to providing an educational model for fiscally sound, environmentally responsible stewardship of the campus and its resources. The institution intends to maintain its reputation as a proactive leader in the environmental sciences and campus sustainability. The campus values choices and decisions that reduce the environmental impacts of its actions. Compliance with the law is required. Environmental education and participation
The University of Colorado at Boulder ("UCB") develops and adopts many different types of guidelines, statements, directives, procedures and policies. The purpose of this policy is: (1) to clearly distinguish between two types of documents (UCB Policies and Unit policies, procedures, directives, guidelines, and statements, as defined below), and (2) to establish a uniform and consistent practice to be followed by UCB in developing and adopting these documents.
Under extreme weather conditions or general emergency, the Chancellor may decide to close the campus early or not to open campus offices and departments, provided that "essential services" will be maintained. This memorandum provides general information and guidance regarding emergency leave.