UCCS closes Oct. 28

Mountain lion statue with snow

UCCS will be closed Monday, Oct. 28, as Colorado Springs and El Paso County experienced snowy and icy conditions. All classes and activities scheduled for Oct. 28 are cancelled.

On-campus students living in the residence halls will access to the dining facilities Monday. The Lodge and Roaring Fork dining facilities will have continuous dining until 7 p.m. All other dining areas and buildings will be closed, including the recreation center.

For campus weather closures, UCCS uses multiple ways to communicate with students and employees through UCCS Alerts:

  • Text messages – Make sure your number is registered with UCCS Alerts to receive emergency communications. Students are automatically enrolled with their contact information in their MyUCCS portal. Employees and parents can register as well through rave.uccs.edu.
  • Email – All students and employees are registered to receive emergency communications to their UCCS email accounts.
  • Website – Weather impacts are posted to the main uccs.edu page, alerts.uccs.edu and at FlashAlerts.
  • Social media – UCCS Alerts communication is posted to the Facebook and Twitter pages for UCCS Emergency Management, UCCS Police and the main UCCS account.
  • Traditional media – During weather events, traditional broadcast and print media rely on FlashAlerts for updated information on closures, and will also share that information.
  • Phone – UCCS Police maintain a closure number at (719) 255-3346. People can call that number to learn if the campus is open, on a modified schedule or closed.

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