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COVID-19 campus impacts and updates

An illustration of COVID-19

Given the latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation globally, nationally and in Colorado, UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy activated the Incident Management Team to coordinate and expedite the university response. At this point, no confirmed cases have been reported on campus. For complete information, visit covid19.uccs.edu.

NWS Winter Squall Warning until 11 AM

Snow Squall Warning for… Northwestern El Paso County in east central Colorado… * Until 1100 AM MST. * At 1027 AM MST, a dangerous snow squall was located over northern Colorado Springs, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD…Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow. Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph will be possible. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect hazardous road conditions. I-25 will be affected from Colorado Springs north to Monument. Highway 24 northeast of Colorado Springs will be affected. Locations impacted include… Colorado Springs, Monument, Air Force Academy, Manitou Springs, Palmer Lake, Green Mountain Falls, Black Forest, Peyton, Falcon, Chipita Park, Gleneagle, Cimarron Hills and Cascade. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions.

UCCS closed Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

UCCS will close for all classes and activities for Tuesday, Feb. 18, as a strong winter storm impacted travel conditions across Colorado Springs and El Paso County.

On-campus students living in the residence halls will access to the dining facilities Tuesday. The Lodge and Roaring Fork dining facilities will operate continuous dining through 7 p.m. tonight.

UCCS to open at 10 a.m. Feb. 7

UCCS will open at 10 a.m. All classes and activities that started before 10 a.m. are cancelled. We know that road conditions vary widely across the region, and if you feel that you can’t make it safely to campus, please contact your faculty member or supervisor to make arrangements.