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Emergency Closings

This page advises the University of Connecticut community regarding weather-related closings.

For all other emergencies, please go to the Alert Notification System website.

Today is Monday, April 25th, 2011

There are no cancelations or delays.

For the status of a specific activity or event, contact the sponsor/host (ie Jorgensen Center, Gampel Pavilion) for updates.

Get phone numbers from the Online Phonebook

For Updates:

Listen to local radio or television broadcasts or call the appropriate University information line for your campus to check for updates. University employees may also check UConn voice mail for possible announcements. Others may call the Storrs campus emergency closing line listed below.

Emergency Closing Policy (Policy e-Library Website)
Emergency Closing Procedures (HR)
University Snow Removal Guide (Facilities Operations)


Accessing Email:

Students will receive email notifications through their HuskyMail, which is accessible from the Students’ webpage.

Faculty and Staff will receive email through their UConn accounts, which are accessible from the Faculty & Staff webpage; or via Outlook Web Access](Note - use your NetID to log in after clicking on “Outlook Web Access”)


Accessing Voice Mail:

Employees at the Storrs campus may also check their University voice mail via (860) 486-5555 for broadcast bulletin messages. Telecommunications maintains an information page on how to access University voicemail from off-campus. Voicemail Info

Important Phone Numbers:

Main Campus at Storrs - 24 hour emergency closing information line: (860) 486-3768
Avery Point: (860) 405-9000/9020
Greater Hartford: (860) 570-9327
School of Law: (860) 570-5145
Stamford: Go to the website or call (203) 251-8524
Torrington: (860) 626-6808
UConn Health Center: Go to the Website
Go to the website or call (203) 236-9800

For information about Emergency Closing Policy & Procedures, please see the Human Resources website


Radio & Television:

Closing information for the Storrs Campus will be announced on the following broadcast stations:


  • WDRC - Hartford - FM 103 - AM 1360 *
  • WHUS - Storrs - FM - 91.7
  • WILI - Willimantic - FM - 98.3-AM 1400
  • WINY - Putnam - AM - 1350
  • WTIC - Hartford - FM 96.5-AM 1080 *


  • WFSB-TV3 (Hartford) * Cancellations webpage
  • News Channel 8 (WTNH - New Haven) * Cancellations webpage
  • NBC-30 (WVIT - West Hartford) * Cancellations webpage

* NOTE: Some of these stations, particularly television, also announce regional campus closings/delays. Check with your regional campus for a specific local station or stations in your area.