College-wide Class Cancellation and Closing Information

Where to Find Cancellation
and Closing Information

College Home Page
www.hvcc.edu

E-mail
Sent to all students, faculty and staff

Phone Message
Call the main line (518) 629-HVCC(4822)

Social Media Sites

Local TV Stations

  • WRGB CHANNEL 6, CBS
  • WTEN CHANNEL 10, ABC
  • WNYT CHANNEL 13, NBC
  • WCWN CHANNEL 45, CW
  • WXXA CHANNEL 23, FOX
  • YNN CAPITAL NEWS 9

Local Radio Stations

  • WROW 590 AM
  • WGY 810 AM
  • WFLY 92.3 FM
  • WRCZ 94.5 FM
  • WYJB 95.5 FM
  • WPTR 96.7 FM
  • WTRY 98.3 FM
  • WRVE 99.5 FM

Unusually severe weather, emergencies or other situations may occasionally require that college operations be closed or curtailed.

The decision to cancel, postpone classes or close the college is usually determined by 5 a.m. when inclement weather occurs overnight. The decision to cancel classes may also occur during the scheduled day and shall be reported at least one and one-half (1-1/2) hours prior to the announced cancellation time under most conditions. It may be necessary to update postings/alerts depending on the conditions.

The following message are common:

Classes delayed until noon. The college is open.
This means that all classes are cancelled until noon. Classes that have a start time of noon or later will meet as scheduled. Staff should report.

Classes are cancelled. The college is open.
This means that all classes are cancelled for the day and staff should report.

Classes are cancelled effective {Time}. The college is open.
This means that all classes are cancelled beginning at the time announced and for the remainder of the day. Staff should report.

Classes are cancelled. The college is closed.
This means all classes are cancelled and that staff need not report and will be allowed to charge administrative leave. Only essential operational personnel, previously designated by their managers to work during a weather emergency, should report to work.

Off-Campus Learning Emergency and Snow Cancellation Policy

All students, faculty and staff are urged to use their judgment when traveling to campus. If the college is open, it is your responsibility to communicate with the appropriate faculty and staff if you cannot make it to campus.