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Weather information and school closing now available by phone

With the advent of winter storms and the possibility of changes in the school class schedule, Black Hills State University students can now phone (605) 642-6059 for updated information.

Inclement winter weather and hazardous driving conditions sometimes result in classes being cancelled. BHSU students have new phone numbers advising them of changes in the class schedule due to harsh weather conditions. Students have two phone options: dial (605) 642-6059 or (605) 642-6011 and press option #6 for weather related information and the current class schedule.

One of three messages will be recorded related to the weather conditions and class schedule: 1) “Classes are in session and offices are open for the day. Students and employees are urged to use caution and discretion in traveling because of local weather conditions. This message will be updated as weather conditions change. Listen to local radio and televisions stations for the latest announcements; 2) Because of current weather conditions classes are cancelled on the Spearfish campus for today _(date)_. University offices are open and employees are urged to use caution and discretion in traveling. This message will be updated as weather conditions change and students are advised to listen to local radio & television stations for the latest announcements; and 3) Because of current weather conditions classes at the Spearfish campus will be dismissed today _(date)__at _(time)_. This message will be updated as weather conditions change. Listen to local radio and televisions stations for the latest announcements. ”

Students, faculty and staff are advised to listen to their local radio or television station for weather related information. The media will be notified of weather related changes in the BHSU class schedule as early as possible each day.

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