College Closure/Inclement Weather

Section: 
Human Resources
Policy Number: 
222
Effective: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Last Revised: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Policy: 

When potential weather disruptions exist, all college staff and students should monitor their email and cell phones for E2 Campus Alerts for notifications of campus closures, late starts and security alerts. To sign up go to: https://www.e2campus.net/my/spscc/.  Decisions regarding college closure will normally be made by 5:30 a.m. on the day in question and broadcast shortly thereafter. The following radio stations and television stations will be provided with closure information.

AM Radio Stations KOMO 1000

KGY 96.9

KYCW 1090

TV Stations KOMO Channel 4

KGY 1240

KING Channel 5

FM Radio Stations KAYO 99.3

KIRO Channel 7

KXXO 96.1

KCPQ Channel 13

The following college closure types may be used dependent on conditions present. College employees are expected to know the meaning of each type of closure and their appropriate responsibility.

Classes Canceled- Classes are canceled and students are not expected to be on campus. Normal work schedules and expectations exist for all employees. Those employees who, in their judgment, do not wish to report for work due to the conditions present must request annual leave, accrued compensatory time, where applicable, or leave without pay.

Campus Closed-The campus is closed to all students and college employees. Some employees may be called to work duty. All other employees will be required to request annual leave, accrued compensatory time, where applicable, or leave without pay.