Closings & Delays

If Amherst College does not open, is delayed, or has an early closing for any emergency or emergency weather situation Woodside will follow suit (rare)

The Center hours may, infrequently, be adjusted due to weather conditions.

In the case of snow there may be a delayed opening, early closing or full day closure. Early closures will be determined no later than 12:30 on “snow days”.

Staff will let families know to be on alert on days of worsening travel conditions.

Center voice mail will announce details of schedule revisions and reflect any updated information that is available.

The Director will use area forecasts as a guide. On days of questionable weather, please call the Center at 413-253-2604 before leaving home.

Any changes in Amherst College hours can be accessed by calling their recorded announcement at either:

Local Weather Line:  413-542-7669

In addition to announcements on telephone lines Amherst College closings will be broadcast on local television stations (TV 40 and TV 22) and local radio stations (WHYN FM 93.1, WPKX FM 97.9 and WFCR FM 88.5)