Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, it may be necessary to close the University for part or all of the day including scheduled classes, offices, labs, and clinicals. In all cases, safety is of the utmost importance.

Weather-related delays, closures, and early releases are communicated through Rave Mobile Safety (the University’s notification system), via the Rivier homepage, through the main phone system at (603) 888-1311, and through select media outlets (WCVB TV Channel 5, WMUR TV Channel 9, WBZ Channel 4, WRKO Channel 7, NECN).

  • Delayed openings and college closing announcements are generally made by 6 a.m.
  • Evening class cancellation announcements are generally made by 2 p.m.


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