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Weather Emergencies / School Closings

Weather Emergencies

If a tornado warning is issued, all students and staff should follow directions given over the public address system and/ or follow directions given by Emergency Response Team members. All Emergency Response Team members wear bright yellow jackets.

Do become familiar with designated storm shelter areas. These are identified in blue on all Campus Maps.

School Closings

Up-to-date closing information is available from the following sources:

  • Emergency Notification System

    In the event of any on-campus emergency a voice or SMS (text message) will be sent. All MCC Students, Faculty and Staff are encouraged to sign-up for this notification.

    Sign-up Directions

    Students, Faculty & Staff (on the mcc.edu domain - username@mcc.edu)
    • Review the instructions for College Notification Voice & Text Messaging Options
    • Log into MCC4me
    • Complete the form to receive notifications through home phone, SMS (Text Messaging), Mobile Phone, or other phone.
    • Users are responsible for all charges made by service providers for receiving messages or calls from this system. This system will be tested at least once per semester.
    General Public (not on mcc.edu domain - username@mcc.edu ie.: parents, visitors, contractors, and vendors)
    • Text message to 226787 and text the keyword MottAlerts20.
    • Once that is completed, you have opted into our Emergency Alert Notification System and you will receive all future text message alerts.
  • College Social Media

    Find us on:
  • Student Email Notification

    Students will be notified through their MCC Webmail address of specific class cancellation, site-specific closings, or college-wide closings.
  • Call (810) 232-8989

    for a recorded message announcing a school closing.
  • Area radio and television stations will be alerted

    whenever a decision is made to close the school.
    See the MCC Newsstand for links to local television outlets.

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 Please do not call the Department of Public Safety with questions about school closings.

This will help keep the dispatchers' lines available to handle emergency conditions and notifications that are required during an unsafe weather condition.

If MCC is CLOSED:

This will be reported on all above noted sources.

If MCC remains OPEN:

No public announcements are made and all scheduled classes are expected to meet as planned.
February 5, 2020
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