University Monitoring Weather

UNC's emergency preparedness team is closely monitoring weather conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning for Weld and Larimer counties and the Denver area, effective from 5 p.m. Jan. 30, until 6 a.m. today, Jan. 31.

As a reminder, the operating status of the university is available beginning at 6:30 a.m. via the following methods:

  • Online: http://www.unco.edu and http://emergency.unco.edu;
  • By Phone: The inclement weather phone line, 970-351-4100;
  • Media: Closures are reported to area media, including Denver TV stations;
  • E-Alerts: Notifications of closures are sent to campus phones and computers through voice, e-mail and text messages and to subscribed cell phones through text and voice messages from UNC's Emergency Alert system. To find out how to sign up your cell phone, visit http://www.unco.edu/alerts/signup.html.

Current weather conditions on campus, including a live view from a University Center webcam, are available at: met.unco.edu/esci/met/.

For updated travel information, including road conditions, visit the Colorado Department of Transportation's Web site at www.cotrip.org or call the toll-free recorded line at 877-315-7623.

Please remember that calling the UNC Police Department to confirm the university operating status is not necessary.

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