While the school will make every effort to remain open for scheduled classes, there may be instances where conditions make it impossible to do so. These may include, but are not limited to: severe weather, declared state of emergency, utility disruptions, natural disasters and contagious diseases. In all cases, student safety will be the primary consideration. The following procedures will set forth student guidelines when circumstances impact the Graduate School’s ability to remain open for classes: The dean will issue an email notifying students of the closing. The school will report any closures or opening delays to local news stations. Students should follow the information provided by the local news stations. Channel 4 (CBS) wcco.com WCCO Radio (830 AM) Channel 5 (ABC) kstp.com Channel 11 (NBC) kare11.com Canceled classes will be rescheduled for a later date. School closures will apply to all residential classes, activities, and services. Online students may also experience interruptions in classes, activities, and services due to school closures and will be notified accordingly. Should classes be in session and a student does not attend class, class attendance policy will be followed. Interns who miss hours due to facility closure will be required to fulfill all required hours of the internship. Hours will be made up at a later date. Should classes be canceled for an extended period of time due to a catastrophic reason, the school will make every effort to resume classes within a reasonable amount of time.