Inclement Weather Announcements

During conditions of a weather emergency the College will make every effort to continue administrative operations. However, certain conditions (hazardous roads, inability to keep parking lots clear) may force a cancellation of classes. Should inclement weather conditions force a cancellation of classes, the following campus media are updated immediately:

  • Old Westbury Events Hotline: (516) 876-3030 
  • Campus-wide Email/Text:  Sent via the Rave Communications system 
  • Old Westbury Website: 

In addition, the following external media outlets will be contacted with such an announcement: 

  • WALK, 97.5 fm 
  • WBLI, 106.1 fm 
  • WCBS, 880 am 
  • WHLI, 1100 am 
  • WINS, 1010 am 
  • WKJY, 98.3 fm 
  • WMJC, 94.3 fm 
  • News 12 Long Island 

Old Westbury will not post an announcement that the College is open.  No announcement means “business as usual.”  

Please DO NOT call the University Police Department with college closing-related questions.