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Weather Delays and School Closures: Where to Find Information

Severe weather and other emergencies can result in a delayed opening or school closure. Decisions on delay or closure are made in the interest of ensuring safety for our students, staff, and faculty. For announcements regarding delay or closure, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. The university also maintains a recorded message at 301-369-2800 or 888-522-7486.

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Cancellations or late openings at Capitol are announced on local radio and TV. Tune into the following stations for current information:

Washington, DC Area


WMAL - 630 AM

WTOP - 1500 AM / WXTR 107.7

WRQX - 107.3 FM



Fox 5DC - Channel 5

WJLA - Channel 7

News Channel 8

Baltimore Area


WBAL - 1090 AM/97.9 FM

WQSR - 105.7 FM

WWMX- 106.5 FM

WLIF - 101.9 FM


WMAR - Channel 2

WBAL - Channel 11

WJZ - Channel 13

WBFF - Channel 45