Campus will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday due to heavy snow, downed trees, power outages and degraded area travel conditions. If conditions degrade further overnight, a follow-up announcement will be made at 7 a.m
UCCS will close early April 10 in anticipation of forecasted weather conditions.
All classes and activities are cancelled after 12:15 p.m. Classes that are still in progress at 12:15 p.m. may meet for the first part of the class period, but must end at 12:15 p.m.
Campus will close at 1 p.m., and all afternoon and evening classes and activities are cancelled. The last shuttle to Lot 580 will leave central campus at 1:15 p.m.
Employees and students who live in the Monument, Black Forest and Falcon areas, as well as Teller County, are encouraged to use their discretion if they need to leave sooner. Work with your faculty or supervisor to discuss alternatives.
On-campus students living in the residence halls will have access to dining in the Lodge and Roaring Fork Dining Hall until 7 p.m. All other dining areas and buildings will close at 1 p.m.
Additional messaging will be sent through the UCCS Alerts system if conditions change faster than forecasted and require an earlier closure.
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for northern El Paso county beginning Wednesday after 3 pm. Flash freezing, high winds and snow accumulation is expected north of Woodman Road and I25. UCCS will open on time for classes at 8:00am. We will monitor the development of the storm as it progresses. UCCS will monitor all primary commuting roadways to campus. For your personal safety, please remain informed on weather and travel conditions affecting your commute. The campus will use Alert messaging for weather related emergency notifications.
UCCS will be closing at noon on Wednesday, March 13th due to severe weather. Classes and activities will CEASE at 12:00 (NOON). Peak Vista at the Lane Center will close at 11:00 am.
BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON
WHAT…Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches are possible.
Winds gusting in excess of 70 mph.*
WHERE…Colorado Springs Vicinity
ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage and power outages.
UCCS Alerts – UCCS Delayed start for Monday, March 4, 2019. Office hours, classes, activities prior to 10 AM are cancelled. Normal operations resume at 10 AM.
UCCS Alerts – UCCS Delayed start for February 18, 2019. Office hours, classes, activities prior to 10 AM are cancelled. Normal operations resume at 10 AM.
The Lockdown drill is designed to test UCCS emergency preparedness. It will be observed by University Police and staff from Public Safety. There will NOT be a police response activity during the drill.
- Preplanned Building Lockdown Drills
1/23 Wednesday, 9:40 AM – Centennial Hall
1/23 Wednesday, 1:50 PM – Dwire Hall
1/24 Thursday, 9:40 AM – Osborne Center Science Engineering
1/24 Thursday, 1:50 PM – Engineering Building
1/25 Friday, 9:40 AM University Hall
1/25 Friday 1:50 PM Columbine Hall
1/28 Monday, 2:00 PM – ENT Performing Arts
2/08 Friday, 2:00 PM – Lane Center
• Please depart the building prior to the scheduled lockdown drill only if you anticipate an adverse reaction with participation.
• Please complete the short survey provided in the “Lockdown Complete” alert after participating in a drill.