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College Closing Statement

It is the policy of Seneca College to provide a safe learning and working environment for students, staff and campus visitors.

With the exception of the December holiday break and statutory holidays, the College remains open every day. On occasion, severe weather conditions or other situations, such as utility failures may require an individual building, campus or the entire College to close in the interest of safety. Should this action be necessary, the College will provide as much notice as possible on, My.Seneca, Facebook, Twitter and, if necessary, through local media.

Information for students

If you feel that road conditions are too poor for travel to the College, contact your professor and/or another student in your class for assignments if you are absent from a class. You can find faculty contact information online or call 416-491-5050 and ask an operator or dial by name. If you want to email your professor, remember that all Seneca employee emails are

Information for employees

Unless the campus/College is officially closed, employees are required to be at work. Employees absent from work due to weather conditions will be required to utilize a vacation day, lieu day or a leave of absence without pay. If you are absent from work, please contact your supervisor directly.