Canceled Classes

Canceled class information is updated on this page daily, and throughout the day. Check back often for new information as it becomes available.

If the entire campus closes due to weather, the following procedures will be taken:   


Who Makes the Decision 
The College President will make the decision to close North Hennepin in consultation with the Director of Public Safety and the members of the Executive Team.

How the Decision is Made
The decision to close North Hennepin is based on information from a variety of sources including, but not limited to, local weather and road conditions, local school closings, and other college closings.

When the Decision is Made
We will make every effort possible to make the decision to close by 5:00am for morning or day classes, and 3:30pm for late afternoon or evening classes.   

How to Find Out if the College is Closed

  • Star Alert – Sign up to receive emergency text messages from North Hennepin sent directly to your mobile phone and/or email address. Visit to sign up.
  • College Website – A notice will be placed on top of the college homepage ( if the college is closed.
  • Phone –  Call 763-424-0702 to check for emergency college closings.
  • Email – Check your college email (employee) or (student).  
  • TV and Radio Stations – The following stations are notified of NHCC closings:
    • WCCO TV
    • KSTP Channel 5
    • KARE 11
    • KMSP Fox 9
    • News Radio 830

Whether North Hennepin is open or closed, we can assure you that all decisions are made with one factor in mind – the safety of our students and employees using information from a variety of sources. If you feel it is unsafe to travel to campus when North Hennepin is not closed, you should inform your instructors if you are a student, or your supervisor if you are an employee, as soon as possible.