Weather Policy

In the event of severe weather or other unusual conditions, Rockhurst University may delay or cancel classes, or close. Information about delays, cancellations, and closings will be made available as soon as possible once a decision is made, through a variety of media:

  • The Rock Alerts text messaging and e-mail system*
  • Rockhurst Weather and Emergency Information Line: 816-501-4000 say “Weather”
  • This website
  • Local television stations, including the following News Channels: KMBC TV-9, KCTV-5, WDAF-4, KSHB-41 TV
  • Local radio stations, including: KMBZ AM 980, KFKF FM 94.1, KCUR FM 89.3, KMXV FM 93.3, and KBEQ FM 104.3

* Rock Alerts is an opt-in system. If you have not yet signed up to receive alerts, you may do so here. This system is used only to communicate emergency information and weather-related cancellations and closings.