SCCC Emergency Closing Procedures

Classes at SCCC will be held as scheduled unless noted on the SCCC home page,, and/or noted in a NY-Alert phone message and/or email. If your contact information has changed since your registration and you wish to receive NY-Alert messages, be sure to update your profile via the Registrar’s link on the SCCC homepage, in person at the Registrar or Student Affairs officers or via

The decision to cancel daytime classes is made by 6 a.m. The decision to cancel evening classes is made by 2 p.m. However, if the weather worsens between 2 and 4 p.m., the College will reassess conditions and may cancel evening classes by 4 p.m. The College in situations of inclement weather will monitor and may cancel classes at other times in the interest of student safety.

As a public service, the College notifies the School Closings Network, which includes the following radio and TV stations: WROW-AM 590, WGY-AM 810, WOFX-AM 980, FLY-FM 92.3, WYJB-FM 95.5, JAMZ-FM 96.3, WTRY-FM 98.3, WRVE-FM 99.5, MAGIC-FM 100.9, WKKS-FM 102.3, WHRL-FM 103.1, WPYX-FM 106.5, WGNA-FM 107.7, WRGB-TV Channel 6, CAPITAL NEWS 9-TV Channel 9, WTEN-TV Channel 10, WNYT-TV Channel 13 and WXXA-TV FOX 23.          

The stations are asked to announce the following: “Daytime/Evening classes at Schenectady County Community College are canceled/delayed. The College is open for other business.”

If classes are delayed, a specific start time will be announced. An announcement regarding class cancellation and delays is also provided on the College phone system, (518) 381-1200.




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