Weather Alert: Due to changing weather conditions that impact safety, including ice, the University will now be closed and on-ground classes are cancelled, on Friday, Nov. 16. Online courses will take place as scheduled. Note that tonight’s athletic events and the theater performance “O Beautiful” will still take place this evening at 8 p.m. in the Ely Studio Theater, as the campus walkways and parking lots will be clear and safe to use at that time. And, the Ely Fitness Center will be open today from 1 to 7:30 p.m. PARKING BAN INFO×
Preparing for emergencies on campus is a shared responsibility among the Westfield State administrators, faculty, staff, students and their families. This page serves as a reference guide for parents of Westfield State students.
Communication During an Emergency:
In the event of an emergency, your student will receive information via text messages (if the student signs up), e-mail, and the Westfield State Homepage and other campus alerts where appropriate.
To stay informed about incidents effecting the Westfield State University community, bookmark the Westfield State Homepage for official status updates.
Help Your Student Prepare:
Encourage your student to prepare a communications plan, an evacuation plan, and to build an emergency kit. See the student page for details.