445 Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings

445 Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings

P-445.1 In the event of severe weather conditions or other emergencies, the President may cancel classes and close the campus for a partial or full day.
Pr-445.1.1 In the event of inclement weather, the College will update the College's Web site and main number 636-922-8000, send a text message through the Emergency Alert System, and contact selected radio and television stations, when the timing of conditions allows, by 5:30 a.m. for day classes and no later than 4:00 p.m. for evening classes (if bad weather develops during the day). The College will typically update the College Web site and main number prior to contacting the selected radio and television stations. It is recommended to use the College’s website or main number in order to receive information in a more timely manner.
Pr-445.1.2 Announcements will be made on KMOX Radio (1120 AM), KSDK TV (Channel 5), KMOV TV (Channel 4), and KTVI TV (Channel 2).
Pr-445.1.3 The standard early-morning announcements that are made regarding classes are:
  1. College Closed - This means no classes will be held that day and evening.
  2. Snow Schedule - This means that classes with start times on or after the announced opening time will be held and will meet. Classes with start times before the announced opening time are cancelled for the day.
Pr-445.1.4 In the case of evening classes held at middle schools and high schools in the area, the SCC classes will not meet if the schools themselves have announced they are closed.
Pr-445-1.5 Other emergency announcements will be made through the above local media sources.

Content Owner: Academic Affairs
Issued: 05/2001
Revised: 05/2008, 10/2008, 01/2016, 10/2017

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