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IU Kokomo Weather Closure Guidelines

 Weather-Related Campus Closing Procedures

The Director of Physical Facilities will consult the Chancellor and Chief of Police regarding the closing and safety of the campus. Under extreme circumstances and in the interest of safety, the administration may alter this procedure. Cancellation of classes includes all IU and Purdue classes on the IU Kokomo campus, as well as all auxiliary sites.

The Chancellor or her designee will make the decision of the closing or cancellation of classes by the following timeframe:

  • 5:30 a.m. – campus closed all day and evening
  • 9:30 a.m. – classes beginning at or after 11:30 a.m. are cancelled; campus offices close at noon
  • 3:30 p.m. – classes beginning at or after 5:30 p.m. are cancelled

The Chancellor will notify:  

  • IU Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs – John Applegate
  • Director of Media & Marketing
  • Director of Purdue University College of Technology at Kokomo
  • Members of IU Kokomo Cabinet

 The Director of Media & Marketing will notify:

  • All identified radio and television stations of closing
    • Radio
      • Kokomo
        • WMYK 98.5 FM
        • WFRN 93.7
        • WIOU 1350
        • WZWZ 92.5
        • WWKI 100.5
    • Muncie
      • WLBC 104.1 FM
    • Peru

       • WARU 101.9 FM


• WIBC 93.1 FM

• WTPI 107.9 FM

• WZPL 99.5 FM

• WXNT 1430 AM


• WSAL 1230 AM

• WLHM 102.3 FM

• WHZR 103.7 FM



• WBAT 1400 AM

• WJCJ 99.3 FM


• WASK 97.7 FM

• WKOA 105 F

  • Television               
    • MyNDY Channel 23
    • WRTV Channel 6
    • WTHR Channel 13
    • WXIN Fox 59
    • WISH TV Channel 8
    • WLFI Channel 18 (Lafayette)
    • Campus community by sending an IU Notify message to all students, faculty, staff, adjunct faculty, and Purdue University College of Technology at Kokomo employees

When the campus is closed only ‘essential personnel,’ as identified by the Director of Facilities, should remain on campus. Due to safety precautions, other employees must seek permission from their supervisors to be on campus.

The Vice Chancellor for Students Affairs and Enrollment Management may also send an email to all students, notifying them of the cancellation of classes or closing of the campus.

February 2016

Last updated: 06/05/2017