Latest Alerts & Announcements

April 02, 2018

Weather Update, April 2, 8:00 a.m.

Snow began falling early this morning across New York City. The Emergency Management Operations Team (EMOT) is actively monitoring weather conditions. While forecasts predict a change to rain later in the day, difficult travel conditions are affecting the morning commute. Intercampus shuttles are delayed and peripheral gates are closed at Morningside for snow removal.

March 20, 2018

Classes canceled for March 21, 2018

Columbia University has canceled classes for March 21, 2018, in light of updated forecasts predicting snowfall rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour starting as early as the morning commute and total snow accumulation of 12 to 15 inches. We encourage students to check in with their professors, as some classes may be held virtually via web conference. 

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