Emergency Closing Notification


During the winter months, employees are asked to plan accordingly for changes in driving conditions so we may continue to teach classes and provide valuable services to our 学生. Every effort will be made to clear parking lots and sidewalks to keep the 校园开放.

In the event of a major winter storm, a decision to close campus will be made before 6:00 a.m. and will be posted on the college's website. This decision will be reported to the 公共安全 Department, to the following radio and television stations, and a message will be sent to the MCLA pop up announce and web page.


  • North Adams Area - WNAW (1230 AM), WUPE-FM  (100.1 FM)
  • Pittsfield - WBEC (1420 AM), WBEC-FM (95.9 FM)
  • Greenfield Area - WHMP (1240 AM), WHAI-FM (98.3 FM)
  • Bennington, VT Area - WBTN(1370 AM)


  • Albany, NY Area - WNYT, Channel 13; WTEN, Channel 10; WRGB, Channel 6
  • Springfield Area - WGGB, Channel 40; WWLP, Channel 22


Stations/web pages listed above will provide the College's operational status as one 以下内容之一:

  • Delayed opening with start time
  • Closed for the day with evening classes cancelled
  • Mid-day closing with evening classes cancelled

Text messaging to cell phones is available for those who sign up; to receive closing information via text message, 点击这里.

In the event that the College closes mid-day, all departments will be contacted by phone, email announce, and text messaging with the closing information. 我们也会 utilize the classroom intercoms and phone voice mail system. 学院应该关闭吗? due to inclement weather, all employees designated as "essential" or "snow day" personnel 必须报到上班.

In addition to checking the web site for class cancellation information, 学生 attending evening classes can also call the MCLA Cancellation Line which is extension 4399 for on-campus 学生 and 413-662-5299 如果是从校外打来的. 教职员工应该打电话 
413-662-5284 查看运行状态.

Should you have any questions about this policy, please contact the Vice President of 政府 & 金融 直接在 413-662-5245.