Severe Weather Policy for Extended Campus

In the event of severe weather or other community alert situations that may impact the ability of students, faculty, or staff to reach our centers, the following policies and resources will be used to determine and communicate any closures.

Faculty who are hampered by severe weather and cannot make it to Denver should contact Ann O'Connor ( AND your Program Coordinator. If a calling tree is used to communicate information to your class, you should then activate your tree.

Regarding Online Courses

On days when the entire university announces class cancellation, all in-person and online synchronous classes (online classes that meet at specified times) are canceled. 
There are no changes to online asynchronous classes, which don’t have meeting times.

Timing of Closure and Delay Decisions

Ensuring the safety of our students and staff could mean closure decisions happen at any time. When possible, day closures will be announced by 7:00 a.m. and evening closures will be announced by 3:00 p.m.

Closure Announcements and Communication

UNC Emergency Alert

Mass emergency notifications will be issued to:

  • Personal cell phones
  • UNC email addresses

You may have signed up for emergency alerts when you activated your Ursa account. If you did not, or if you want to check your alert settings, visit the UNC Emergency Alerts page for directions.

This Extended Campus Website

You will see an alert notice on this Extended Campus website. The alert will appear on every page of this Current Students section and the Extended Campus home page. Please be sure to read the full alert to determine if the closure impacts you specifically.

You can also visit for all UNC closure information.


As time permits and the situation warrants, external notifications may be made to the 9News (local NBC) closure TV crawl and their website. Information to 9news may be delayed.

Each Center

Denver Center at Lowry

An alert will appear on all Extended Campus current students pages (including this one), and a recorded message should be available at 303-637-4335

Greeley (On Campus or Community Locations)

Greeley-delivered courses will be closed based on the determination made by UNC for all main campus courses and operations. Please visit the UNC home page for any closure information.

Loveland Center at Centerra

An alert will appear on all Extended Campus current students pages (including this one).

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