LFCC Students

How to find out closing information

  • Receive announcements through LFCC Alert (sign up for this free service and receive updates to your e-mail account, cell phone, pager and/or Smartphone/PDA)
  • Call the emergency closing announcement telephone lines for a recorded announcement:
    • Fauquier Campus: 540-351-1565
    • Middletown Campus: 540-868-7230
  • Visit the College's Web site and view the "Emergency Closing Information"
  • Listen to the following radio stations:
    • WINC-FM / 92.5
    • WUSQ-FM / Q102
  • Watch the following television stations:
    • NBC 4 – Washington
    • TV3 Winchester
    • WHSV-TV, Channel 3
    • WUSA 9 – Washington

Sample announcements and meaning

The following announcements will be provided to the media.

Message: LFCC is closed.
Meaning for students: Day and evening classes and all activities scheduled at the three LFCC locations are canceled. No one is allowed on campus due to liability issues.
Message: LFCC's _____ Campus is closed until a.m./p.m. due to a power outage. Stay tuned for details about classes that meet at and after _____.
Meaning for students: The campus that is affected by the power outage will be closed until the designated time.
Message: LFCC day classes are canceled.
Meaning for students: No day classes will be held. Evening classes will meet as usual, beginning at 4 p.m. OR An announcement regarding evening classes, which meet at and after 4 p.m., will be made by 3 p.m. Please check the Web site or call the emergency closing announcement telephone lines before leaving home and before your scheduled arrival on campus. This may prevent a wasted trip to campus in the event that the College's closing status changes in the same day.
Message: LFCC day classes will begin at ____ a.m. (a delayed time, no later than noon).
Meaning for students: Classes will be held on a regular schedule after the delayed opening, which will be no later than noon. Classes beginning at and after ___ a.m. will meet as scheduled. Classes starting earlier than ____ a.m. and continuing through ____ a.m. will begin at ___ a.m. Please check the Web site or call the emergency closing announcement telephone lines before leaving home and before your scheduled arrival on campus. This may prevent a wasted trip to campus in the event that the College's closing status changes in the same day. Please note that if a closing takes place on a Tuesday or Thursday, the delayed opening will occur on the half hour, such as 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m., due to the alternative schedule for those days.
Message: LFCC will close at ____ a.m./p.m.
Meaning for students: The College will close early at the designated time. Classes for the rest of the day will be canceled.
Message: LFCC evening classes are canceled.
Meaning for students: No evening classes or activities will be held.
 
Last modified: 2010-11-05 11:33:13