McMaster closed Thursday Feb. 23 due to heavy snowfall and icy conditions

A tree and garden on campus covered in a heavy layer of snow

The university is closed on Thursday because of a significant winter storm affecting the Hamilton region.

McMaster is closed on Thursday, February 23, 2023 due to a significant winter storm hitting Hamilton.

All scheduled classes, labs, studios and events — in-person and remote — are cancelled. Any examinations scheduled for today will be rescheduled for the same time on Friday. In the event of a scheduling conflict, please contact exams@mcmaster.caMost academic activities are not running this week due to the university’s mid-term recess or reading week. 

All McMaster facilities that are currently open will be closed. All eateries are closed. Students in residence can use their meal plan to order from Hospitality Service’s off-campus dining locations.

Under the university’s storm closure policy, employees, unless deemed essential under the policy, will not work the day of a closure. Please see the university’s policy for further information, including details about essential services.

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