Oklahoma Baptist University

OBU Policy for Inclement Weather Conditions

Only during the most severe weather conditions -- which could potentially endanger the safety of students or staff -- will OBU consider closing or moving to an inclement weather schedule. The decision to close or to adopt the inclement weather schedule will be made as early as possible and will be released for broadcast on the following radio and television stations:

KFOR (NBC, Channel 4) Oklahoma City
KOCO (ABC, Channel 5) Oklahoma City
KOKH (FOX, Channel 25) Oklahoma City
KWTV (CBS, Channel 9) Oklahoma City

If there are no announcements from the above media, the assumption may be made that OBU will be operating on its regular schedule. The OBU switchboard operator will be informed of the decision and OBU students and personnel can call the switchboard at 275-2850 for 24-hour information regarding the University’s operating schedule.


Inclement Weather Schedule for Mon-Wed-Fri Classes

Regular Class TimeInclement Weather Schedule
8:00-8:50 a.m.9:30-10:15 a.m.
9:00-9:50 a.m.10:25-11:10 a.m.
11:00-11:50 a.m.11:20 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
12:00-12:50 p.m.12:15-1:00 p.m.
1:00-1:50 p.m.1:10-1:55 p.m.
2:00-2:50 p.m.2:05-2:50 p.m.
3:00-3:50 p.m.3:00-3:45 p.m.

NOTE: The 10 a.m. period has been absorbed into the adjusted schedule, leaving no free period or Chapel-Assembly during the inclement weather schedule.

Inclement Weather Schedule for Tues-Thur Classes

Regular Class TimeInclement Weather Schedule
8:00-9:15 a.m.9:30-10:25 a.m.
9:30-10:45 a.m.10:35-11:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.11:40 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
12:30-1:45 p.m.12:45-1:40 p.m.
2:00-3:15 p.m.1:50-2:45 p.m.
3:30-4:45 p.m.2:55-3:50 p.m.

Inclement Weather Schedule for January Term

All January Term classes will start 90 minutes later than the normal start time, and will meet for the full scheduled length of time. Evening classes (beginning at 5 p.m. or later) will start as scheduled. J-Term students are encouraged to check each course professor's Web page for additional instructions.

EVENING CLASSES will meet as scheduled unless otherwise announced.


University administrative offices will open at 9:30 a.m. when OBU is following the inclement weather schedule. The offices will be informed of closing times on days when the inclement weather schedule is utilized. Student workers should contact their supervisors concerning work schedules on such days.


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