Hazardous Weather

Hazardous Weather Announcements and Closures

Reinhardt will operate on a normal schedule unless, due to hazardous weather conditions or other situations, our status is announced as "University Closed."

"University Closed" means:

  • Classes are canceled.
  • Faculty/staff need not report to their offices.
  • All university events scheduled for that day (FPAC, Funk, athletic, student activities, alumni, etc.) are canceled.
  • Gordy Center and residence halls are open to feed/house residential students and staff unless otherwise specified.
  • Details will be posted to the Reinhardt University website when available.

The status of all day classes* (Waleska/Main Campus) will be announced by 7 a.m. If the status of evening classes is known at that time, it will be noted on the announcement. *Day classes are those that begin before 5 p.m.

If hazardous weather occurs during the day, a decision about evening classes* will be made and communicated by 3 p.m. *Evening classes are those that begin after 5 p.m.

How will you be notified regarding hazardous weather decisions?

EagleAlert message

EagleAlert messages will be sent to all of Reinhardt e-mail accounts and all other added e-mail addresses, cell phones.  Please be sure you have validated your information.

Reinhardt website at www.reinhardt.edu

A notice regarding the decision will be posted to the University homepage.

Resident students, faculty and staff & Waleska Commuters:

Emergency/weather information voice mail: 770-720-5601.

If voice mail does not answer after 10 rings, assume the power is out and the University is closed.

Media Coverage

Also, you may monitor the following media for information on Reinhardt's weather status for Waleska and North Fulton (Cartersville and Marietta decisions may not be separately relayed by the media):

  • WSB-TV Channel 2
  • WAGA-TV Channel 5
  • WXIA-TV Channel 11
  • WGCL-TV Channel 46
  • WLJA Radio (FM 101.1)
  • WSTR Radio (FM 94.1)
  • WSB Radio (AM 750/FM 98.5)
  • WCCV - Cartersville Radio
  • WRGA Radio (AM 1470)


We provide 24/7 Public Safety Services. Our office is located on the lower level of the East Apartments.

For non-emergency assistance our business Hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday- Friday.

Non Emergency Phone: 770.720.5789
Emergency Phone: 770.720.5911