In the event the college is closed and all classes or other activities are cancelled due to weather or campus emergency, students will be notified via the following sources:
A message will be sent via the college's emergency alert system to those students who have enabled their alert in their profile section of Dragon Zone. These messages will specify which college locations are involved and the dates and times of cancellations.
An e-mail will be sent to all campus e-mail addresses notifying students of the cancellation.
The college will announce the cancellation to media including radio stations KWBW 1450AM, KHUT 102.9FM and Radio Kansas 90.1FM (the official Hutchinson Community College radio station), and television stations KWCH, KAKE, and KSN.
An announcement will be posted on the college's telephone answering system to alert callers to closings.