Inclement Weather and Emergency Closing Policy

MWCC campuses will remain open unless conditions are so extreme that parking lots and sidewalks cannot be safely cleared and/or major streets and highways leading to campuses are clearly dangerous.

Closing or delayed opening information is available through the following sources:


  • WBZ-TV Channel 4
  • WCVB Channel 5
  • WHDH TV Channel 7
  • WFXT 25-Fox, MY 38 TV
  • NECN
  • CW Channel 56


  • WRKO 680 FM
  • WSRS 96.1 FM
  • WXLO 104.5 FM
  • WBZ News Radio 1030 AM
  • WPKZ 105.3 FM and The Pulse 1280 AM


Automated Notification System: When a situation warrants its use, an automated system will call registered students with a recorded message announcing school closures or delays when classes are in session for the fall, spring, and summer terms.  A recorded message is also provided by calling 978-632-6600 and selecting option "8."


Closings or delays due to weather will be posted to the MWCC website.

Social Media

Closings or delays due to weather will be posted to the MWCC Emergency Notice Facebook page.

Mobile Application

All weather notices may be accessed via the MWCC mobile application available through iTunes and other providers.

Closings or delays are usually determined by 6:00 a.m. for day classes and 3:00 p.m. for evening classes. However, weather conditions may require cancelations at other times.