Campus Closures & Cancelled Classes

When inclement weather, natural disasters, power outages, or other disruptions interrupt the operation of the college, the decision to close the college or delay classes may be made.

How can I receive notifications?

Centralia College uses Singlewire Informacast to deliver mass emergency notifications to students, employees, and volunteers.

Emergency notifications include weather and emergency notices and campus closure information.

  • To get text alerts for only Centralia College, text #ccalerts to 360-347-2347 or subscribe online.
  • To get text alerts for only CCEast only, text #cceastupdates to 360-347-2908 or subscribe online.

 

What do the announcements mean?

Centralia College uses the following language in its campus closure announcements.

  • DELAYED –This announcement indicates that classes occurring before the delayed start time are cancelled. The announcement will be made by 5:30 a.m. when possible. When an employee is absent from work due to suspended operations, the employee shall use leave or other options in accordance with the applicable RCWs, WACs and negotiated agreements.

  • CLOSED - This announcement indicates that the campus is closed and only identified essential personnel who are called in will report to work. When an employee is absent from campus due to suspended operations, the employee shall use leave or other options in accordance with the applicable RCWs, WACs and negotiated agreements.

  • DAY CLASSES CLOSED – This announcement indicates that all day classes are cancelled. The announcement will be made by 5:30 a.m. when possible.

  • EVENING CLASSES CLOSED – This announcement indicates that all evening classes are cancelled. Evening classes begin at 4 p.m. The announcement will be made by 3 p.m. when possible.