Storm Delay and Cancellation Policy Reminder

Sent on behalf of Professor Mauri Pelto, vice president for academic affairs:

Although we do not anticipate the need to follow the Storm Delay and Cancellation Policy for the remainder of the semester, please watch and listen for announcements as indicated below, when necessary. (For future reference, this policy may also be found on the portal.)

Important Note: All classes do meet when a Bad Weather Delay Schedule is deemed necessary.


If significant weather conditions warrant a delay in opening, the College will announce that a “Bad Weather Delay Schedule” will be in effect and a 90-minute delay will ensue. Classes will begin at 9:30 a.m., with abbreviated 50-minute classes until 3:20 p.m.  The 6th and 7th period classes, beginning at 3:40 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., will start and end at their regularly scheduled times for the full-class periods.

1st period:          ( 8:00 a.m.)          9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

2nd period:         (  9:25 a.m.)        10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

3rd period:          (10:50 a.m.)        11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

BREAK                 (  1:30 p.m.)        12:30 p.m. –   1:20 p.m.

4th period:         (12:15 p.m.)          1:30 p.m. –   2:20 p.m.

5th period:         (  2:15 p.m.)          2:30 p.m. –   3:20 p.m.

6th period:         (  3:40 p.m.)          3:40 p.m. –         *

7th period:          (  6:00 p.m.)          6:00 p.m. –        *

*Regularly scheduled end times vary

Should a delay or cancellation occur, notifications will be made available as follows:

  1. Students, faculty, and staff registered in the College’s RAVE Mobile Safety emergency alert system will be notified directly.
  2. After 6:30 a.m., you may use the College Snow Line, 508-213-2452, for weather-related updates.
  3. Notifications may also be accessed on the stations listed below.


WTAG     580      AM         (Worcester)                                       WSRS        96.1    FM        (Worcester)

WBZ      1030      AM         (Boston)                                              WXLO     104.5   FM         (Worcester)

WINY    1350      AM         (Putnam, CT)

WBZ TV Channel 4 (Boston) or

WCVB TV Channel 5 (Boston) or www.the

NECN (Your local channel) or

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