SCC Facility/Campus Closure Policy | SCC

SCC Facility/Campus Closure Policy

Division: Operations
SCC Policy Number: SP3.3.17-1
Issued: 11/22/2019
Reviewed: 4/11/2022
Approved SCC President/CEO: 6/28/2021
Reference KCTCS Policy: KCTCS Policy 3.3.17


Facility/Campus/Center closing of Somerset Community College (SCC) will be done to ensure the safety of students, employees, and property of this college. Closings are defined as those situations that make it impossible to carry on the normal instructional and support activities of the college and/or create situations that could be harmful to the safety of students, employees, or college visitors. Closures may be for emergency or environmental reasons and include but are not limited to weather-related, utility failure, pandemics or similar situations.  SCC will determine its own schedule with regard to cancellation of classes, including continuing education courses, university partners’ programs and classes on SCC property, college activities and other events, and any delayed facilities openings or early closures. The college reserves the right to close, delay opening, or close early of facilities to ensure safety of people and property. 

SCC will utilize the following with regard to the operating hours:

  • Closing of college facilities
  • Delayed opening of college facilities
  • Early closing of college facilities

This policy applies to all SCC employees, students, community members, and any other stakeholder on SCC property.