School Closures

Chicago-Area Schools Announce Closures, Moves to E-Learning Amid Winter Storm

An announcement on Chicago Public Schools classes is expected this evening

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With heavy snow expected to hammer the Chicago area through Tuesday morning, dozens of school districts have canceled classes or announced that they will move to e-learning as a result of the weather.

According to the latest updates from the Emergency Closing Center website, numerous districts have announced that they will either fully cancel classes or move to e-learning as a result of the severe weather.

Here is a full list of the schools that have announced closures.

You can find the latest information on the ECC website. 

All in-person classes in Chicago Public Schools are also canceled on Tuesday, with those classes transitioning to remote learning.

Several area colleges have also announced the cancellation of in-person classes, including DeKalb’s Northern Illinois University. All classes after 5 p.m. Monday will be moved online for the rest of the day.

All in-person classes at the University of Chicago have been canceled beginning at 2:30 p.m. Monday, and those cancellations will run through noon on Tuesday.

Non-essential activities are also canceled.

City Colleges of Chicago announced that all in-person classes are canceled Tuesday, with some moving to in-person learning.

DePaul University’s Lincoln Park and Loop campuses will close Monday evening and remain closed on Tuesday due to the inclement weather, according to university officials.

All in-person classes are canceled, with online classes allowed to resume as scheduled. The school is calling for in-person classes to transition to remote learning if possible.

The University of Illinois-Chicago’s campus will close effective at 4 p.m. Monday, the school announced on social media.

Kankakee Community College will close its facilities at 2 p.m. Monday and will remain closed on Tuesday. All learning will move to remote learning format, the school said.

All facilities at Purdue University Northwest and Indiana University Northwest are also closed due to the inclement weather.

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