Weather updates for Thursday, Feb. 20

Classes canceled, offices closed at 12:40 p.m.

Iowa State University is canceling all classes and closing offices, beginning at 12:40 p.m. today (Feb. 20) due to a blizzard warning. Only employees who are considered "essential" need to report to or remain at work. "Essential" employees are in such operations as food service, police, security, power plant, animal care, critical maintenance and snow and ice removal. Employees should contact their supervisors regarding their individual schedules.

More weather-related announcements

  • All ISU libraries (Parks, Design and Veterinary Medicine) are closing at 12:40 p.m.
  • Reiman Gardens is closing at 12:40 p.m.
  • Supplemental instruction sessions are canceled, beginning at 12:40 p.m.
  • CyRide buses are running
  • All recreation services facilities (Lied Center, State Gym, Beyer Hall and Forker Building) are closing at 1 p.m.
  • All Greek programming is canceled tonight
  • University Bookstore is closing at 12:40 p.m.
  • Two Lectures Program events in the Memorial Union (Ralph Carson, 7 p.m.; Bob Holman, 8 p.m.) will be held as scheduled
  • ISU Dining adjusted hours
  • Iowa State Center ticket office in Stephens Auditorium is closing at 2 p.m.
  • The Workspace in the Memorial Union is closed and its evening classes canceled
  • Cyclone Cinema (7 and 10 p.m., Carver) will be held as scheduled
  • Thielen Student Health Center is closed 
  • Maintenance Shop show (8 p.m.) in the Memorial Union is canceled; refunds available at point of purchase

(Latest update: 2:30 p.m.)