Severe Weather

Class Cancellations

Weather Information


Weather Emergencies: What You Need to Know

For up-to-date information on the status of classes and operations at the main campus of SUNY Plattsburgh, please call:

  • CLASSLINE (students): 518-564-CLAS (2527)
  • SNOWLINE (faculty/staff): 518-564-SNOW (7669)

Decisions to cancel/delay classes at the main campus of SUNY Plattsburgh will be made as early as possible in the day, preferably prior to 6 a.m. or as soon as possible, if affecting afternoon/evening classes.


The campus community is then notified through various means, including:

  • A message will be sent to the campus community via e-mail as an Emergency/Critical Announcement.
  • An announcement will be placed on the homepage, under Campus Alerts at, and additional information will be posted on
  • Radio and television will be notified as soon as a decision is made. For more information on the stations notified, go to
  • In the residence halls, posters will be placed on entry doors announcing the cancellation of classes due to inclement weather.

Know the Terminology:

Click here for the definitions of Weather Watch, Warnings and Advisories.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Michael Caraballo
Emergency Management Director
Phone: (518) 564-4950
Fax: (518) 564-7986