As Toronto remains under a freezing rain warning, many colleges and universities are closing campuses this afternoon.
Environment Canada warned early Wednesday morning that ice pellets mixed with freezing rain are expected to persist for much of the day before changing to freezing drizzle late this afternoon or early evening that will persist through tonight and into Thursday morning.
- 300 flights cancelled or delayed at Pearson as freezing rain hammers Toronto
- Toronto to be hit with 2-4 cm of 'ice pellets' tomorrow
- Flood warning in effect for Toronto as city experiences major thaw
All University of Toronto campuses have been closed. Mississauga cancelled classes all day, Scarborough cancelled all classes after 12 pm, and St. George campus will be closed as of 3 pm.
— University of Toronto (@UofT) February 6, 2019
Due to severe weather conditions, the University of Toronto Mississauga is closed ALL DAY on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. All U of T Mississauga classes, tutorials, labs, tests, meetings and other on-campus activities are cancelled. pic.twitter.com/I0RqAZe2I6
— U of T Mississauga (@UTM) February 6, 2019
Due to severe weather, all classes and academic activities #UTSC are cancelled as of 12 p.m on Wednesday, February 6. Campus will close for the remainder of the day at 2 p.m. Updates will be posted to social media and our website. #UofT #ScarbTO #onstorm
— University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) (@UTSC) February 6, 2019
Ryerson University also advised its students classes would be cancelled as of 1 pm today.
Alert: Campus closed as of 1 p.m. today due to severe weather. Visit our website for more information: https://t.co/vU84cCYqrK
— Ryerson University (@RyersonU) February 6, 2019
York University’s Keele and Glendon Campuses will be closed as of 2:30 pm today. All classes and exams cancelled will be rescheduled.
ALERT: Keele & Glendon Campuses will be closed as of 2:30 pm today due to severe weather. Classes cancelled & exams will be rescheduled. Updates about the evening will be posted by 5pm. More info: https://t.co/IMBNFpUO2n
— York University Students (@yorkustudents) February 6, 2019
All Humber College campuses and Guelph-Humber were closed at 12:30 pm, Centennial College closed all campuses at 12:30 pm, George Brown cancelled all classes at 1 pm, while Seneca closed all campuses at 1:30 pm.
All Humber campuses & Guelph-Humber will close today at 12:30. All classes will be cancelled & all services closed at that time. Faculty are asked to use discretion re. dismissal time for classes still in progress at 12:30. We expect to open as usual Thursday.
— Humber College (@humbercollege) February 6, 2019
Due to adverse weather & travel conditions, all campuses will close at 12:30pm. Faculty are asked to use discretion re: dismissal time for classes in progress. Child care centres will remain open until every child is picked up. Part-time classes are cancelled this evening. pic.twitter.com/pW1q2MuclR
— Centennial College (@CentennialEDU) February 6, 2019
WEATHER UPDATE: George Brown College will close at noon today due to worsening weather conditions. Our child care centres will close at 2pm. Continuing Education (@ConEd_GBC) classes tonight are cancelled. Check back for updates on operations tomorrow.
— George Brown College (@GBCollege) February 6, 2019
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, all Seneca campuses will close Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 1:30 p.m. All afternoon classes, evening Continuing Education classes and campus activities are cancelled. Seneca’s child care centres will remain open until all children are picked up. 1/2 https://t.co/dvs16XKIUk
— Seneca College (@SenecaCollege) February 6, 2019