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Weather Related or other College Closings

When it becomes necessary to close or delay the opening of the College for inclement weather or other reasons, media outlets will be notified, a message will be posted on the College website and Facebook page, a voice message will be posted on the general switchboard number and the toll free number, and an emergency notification message will be sent through the SNAP warning system.

Please be Aware: We are not able to monitor the weather situation on every street or highway within our service area, so we ask you to make the best and safest decision for your particular situation. If you feel that the roads are too dangerous where you live, then be safe and dont try to travel. Notify your instructor or supervisor as soon as possible.

Messages include:

Closed College/Campus/Center is closed

Opening Delayed College opens after the delay (as stated on the announcement) and follows the normal schedule for the remainder of the day

The decision to close or delay the opening of the College is generally made by 6:00 a.m. EST. Public Relations should be able to complete the notifications by 6:30 a.m. The following is the notification process:

  • A SNAP (Safety Notification Process) message will be sent to all students and employees at their KCTCS email address. Additionally, SNAP can send text messages to your phone so you can know instantly! To set up SNAP alerts to your cell phone or alternate e-mail, visit kctcs.edu/snap for additional instructions on opt-in features.

  • Check SCCs website at www.somerset.kctcs.edu

  • Check SCCs Facebook page for information at www.facebook.com/SomersetCC

  • Call the College general telephone number (606) 679-8501 or the toll free number (877) 629-9722 to receive a voice message

  • Watch area television stations (listed below)

The list of the television stations which will have our closing information.

WLEX (NBC)Lexington WTVQ (ABC)Lexington WKYT (CBS)Lexington
WDKY (FOX)Lexington WBIR (NBC)Knoxville WATE (ABC)Knoxville
WYMT (CBS)Hazard WLKY (CBS)Louisville WAVE (NBC)Louisville
WDRB (Fox)Louisville WHAS (ABC)Louisville WBKO (FOX)Bowling Green
WTVF (CBS)Nashville