Since the landscape service department of Campus Facilities handles botanic garden damages and snow removal, winter storms have a large effect on the staff.
MUPD sends email warning students of subzero temperatures, provides tips for avoiding hypothermia and frostbite
Students weigh the pros and cons of attending classes in the winter conditions.
A winter welcome event for new students scheduled for Monday has been postponed.
Groups, such as natural gas corporation, the Columbia Fire Department and the Student Health Center shared tips to deal with the transition into winter.