WestConn Closes Tuesday; Makeup Exams Set For Wednesday

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Exams will be postponed a day because Western Connecticut State University in Danbury will be closed Tuesday due to snow.
Exams will be postponed a day because Western Connecticut State University in Danbury will be closed Tuesday due to snow. Photo Credit: File

DANBURY, Conn. -- Western Connecticut State University will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 17, and all classes are canceled, the Danbury school announced on its website. Essential personnel should report for work as usual.

A winter weather advisory was in place for all of Fairfield County from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday with 2 to 5 inches of snow expected to fall during the daytime. 

Makeup exams for those exams scheduled for Dec. 17 will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the same time and in the same room as the originally scheduled date.

Dining services will be available on both campuses from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, dining services will be available from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Midtown Campus and from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Westside Campus.

The Campus Shuttle bus will not run on Tuesday but will keep its regular schedule on Wednesday. 

Faculty, staff and students are reminded to move their vehicles from all surface lots, including University Boulevard, during snowstorms to allow for snow removal. Failure to move vehicles from these areas may result in towing.

The student-run newspaper at Western Connecticut State University was critical of school administrators for keeping the school open despite icy conditions on Monday, Dec. 9, in Danbury. Read more about that here in The Daily Voice. 

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