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Winter weather and campus closures

What Roadrunners need to know should the Auraria Campus experience severe weather; how to sign up for important alerts.

By Lindsey Coulter

February 1, 2022

One Water statue in snow; Tivoli building in background.Metropolitan State University of Denver strives to keep students, faculty members and staff members safe and informed in advance of inclement weather. Roadrunners can visit the Severe Weather Alerts webpage to learn more about weather-related closures, delays, policies and important announcements. Please note that online classes may continue as scheduled despite an on-campus closure. Please be sure to check with your instructor.

Sign up for RAVE Alerts to get immediate notification of campus closures and emergencies

In the event of a campus closure, delayed start or early dismissal, students and employees will receive a text message and/or email from the RAVE Alert System with information and instructions.

Visit the MSU Denver RAVE Alert page to sign up and confirm your alert contact status using your MSU Denver NetID and password.

In the event of inclement weather, Roadrunners can also:

Visit for specific instructions and policies regarding:

  • Online, hybrid and on-campus courses
  • Remote and on-campus work
  • Late starts
  • Early dismissals
  • Full closures
  • Campus-closure decisions

Topics: RAVE Alert

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