Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather Information

During periods of especially inclement weather a decision to close or delay the opening of the College will be made prior to 7:00 am. College closings or delays will be announced on WLOS TV, Fox TV, and Clear Channel Radio stations. Also, a recording will be issued on the College’s main telephone greeting (828-669-8011), a message will be posted on the College’s main webpage (, and an email will be sent to all faculty, staff, and students indicating the status of the institution (closed, delayed start, etc.). In the event that the College starts with a two-hour delay, the Academic Class Schedule will be as follows:

Delayed Start Class Schedule


  • 8:00 a.m. classes changed to 10:00-10:40 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. classes changed to 10:50-11:30 a.m.
  • Chapel/Convo/Comm changed to 11:40-12:20 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m. classes changed to 12:30-1:10 p.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. classes changed to 1:20-2:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. classes changed to 2:10-2:50 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. classes changed to 3:00-3:40 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. classes changed to 3:50-4:30 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. classes changed to 4:40-5:20 p.m.

Evening classes continue as scheduled


  • 8:00am classes meet from 10-10:50am
  • 9:30am classes meet from 11-11:50am
  • 11am classes meet from 12:30-1:20pm
  • 12:30pm and 1pm classes meet from 1:30-2:20pm, except that 1-2:50pm classes meet 1:30-3:20pm
  • 2pm classes meet 2:30-3:20pm
  • Classes that meet at 3:30pm or later meet as normal

Evening classes continue as scheduled