When potential weather disruptions occur, all college staff and students should monitor the e2Campus messaging system or listen to local radio stations for possible closure information and other instructions.
Decisions regarding college closure will normally be made by 5:30 a.m. on the day in question and broadcast shortly thereafter. Decisions regarding evening classes may be made later in the day and might not observe the same type of closure as day classes. The classes may be delayed for an hour or more or canceled for later make up. The college closure information will be updated on the school report Web site at 10:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m.
The following television and radio stations, listed by their call letters and frequency, participate in the Public Schools Emergency Communications System and will provide closure information. Information specific to evening classes will also be broadcast over the radio.
- KAYO - 99.3 FM
- KGY - 1240 AM
- KGY - 96.9 FM
- KXXO - 96.1 FM
- KOMO - 1000 AM
- KYCW - 1090 AM
- KOMO-TV - Channel 4
- KING-TV - Channel 5
- KIRO-TV - Channel 7
- KCPQ-TV - Channel 13
College Closure Messages
The following messages may be used depending on conditions present.
Olympia Campus and
|The Olympia campus and Lacey Campus are closed to all students, employees and visitors.|
|The Olympia campus is closed to all students, employees and visitors. Lacey Campus is open for contract training only.|
|Classes Canceled||Evening classes are canceled. No classes after 5 p.m.|
|Late Start at Both Sites||The Olympia campus and Lacey Campus will open late. The campuses open at 9:30 a.m.; the class schedule begins with your 10 a.m. class.|
|Late Start at Olympia||The Olympia campus will open late. The campus opens at 9:30 a.m.; the class schedule begins with your 10 a.m. class. Lacey Campus contract training runs as normal.|
|On Time||The college is open. Classes will begin on time.|