Due to the winter warning issued by Environment Canada on the upcoming snowstorm, the Carleton University campus will close as of 5:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, for a 24-hour period.

All classes at Carleton are cancelled until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Scheduled classes will resume at that time.

Midterms scheduled during this time period will be rescheduled by each professor.

Modified services will continue on campus. These include residence services, physical plant, safety, animal care, and contracted services for snow removal and sanding.

Aramark’s food service will continue at one location – the caf in Residence Commons – for the duration of the campus closure. All other food outlets will be closed during this time period.

The MacOdrum Library and Athletics Centre will be closed as of 5:30 p.m. today for a 24-hour period. All events on campus are cancelled effective 5:30 p.m. today for a 24-hour period.

Due to the extreme weather, Carleton university employees are permitted to depart early for home today to ensure a safer commute. Employees are requested to please advise their supervisor about their departure plans.

In the next 24 hours, individuals who choose to travel are encouraged to use caution and to factor in the need for additional travel time to safely reach their destinations.

The university asks everyone in the Carleton community to please be aware and exercise caution when moving about the campus. If at all possible, please use the tunnels to navigate around campus during this period of inclement weather.

OC Transpo will provide updates on their service levels in the next 24 hours.

Environment Canada will continue to provide weather updates.

Carleton will continue to monitor conditions and provide an update to the community on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019.