Notices and Closures

It is the policy of the college to be open for normal business unless the weather has a serious impact on the normal transportation systems in the region. If there will be a change in class/business hours during these types of inclement weather situations, the following procedures and notifications will be used:

  • A SNAP (Safety Notification Alert Process) message will be sent to Gateway emails, as well as to cell phones and alternate email addresses as entered by individuals at
  • Announcements will be made on major TV and radio stations in the Tri-State area.
  • Announcements will be placed on the colleges telephone switchboard (859-441-4500), the Colleges website, and Facebook,\GatewayCTC.
  • An email will be sent to GCTC faculty/staff email addresses.

In any inclement weather situation, it is up to the individual employee or student as to whether conditions permit safe travel. If you are not able to come to work or attend classes when the college is open, it is your responsibility to notify your supervisor or teacher of the absence in a timely manner.

Surveillance Cameras, Emergency Signage and Enhanced Lighting are in place inside and outside of buildings to prevent incidents and to provide information.

Firearms, Ammunition, Fireworks and Chemicals: It is a violation of GCTC regulations to possess, transport, or use dangerous weapons, instruments, or substances on the GCTC campuses, except by law enforcement officers or as specifically authorized in writing by the College President.

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