Weather Cancellation Policy

The list of media contacts provided below are for your reference in knowing which radio/television station to monitor for information concerning classes that are cancelled due to bad weather. When the decision is made by Dr. Kent Farnsworth, College President, as to the severity of the weather and the difficulty of travel on surroundings streets/highways due to the weather, the listed media sites will be contacted by phone – usually before 6:00 a.m.

Instant communication may be obtained through Eventlink. EventLink is an easy-to-use event reminder and emergency alert system that allows you to receive official communication from Crowder College. EventLink will be used for emergency communication only. To sign up all you need is an e-mail account and Internet access. Go to www.eventlink.com to sign up today. This service is provided free of charge by Crowder College, however a fee may be implied by your cell phone service provider for the text message. This is dependent on your phone plan.

The following message will most often be given to the media representatives:

  • Crowder College is closed (date) due to the weather.If the college is CLOSED – then no administrators, faculty, professional or classified staff members are expected to report for work on the day(s) indicated in the message.

The college web site homepage and the “Information Line” – 417-455-5732 are the first two areas that will be updated in the event of a weather related cancellation or closing.

The media sites below are listed in the order in which they will normally be called. (Suggestion: If you are unable to access the web site or 417-455-5732 information line, please verify Crowder closing/cancellation notice by checking with two media sources or by using Eventlink)

KSNF TV Channel 16 (Joplin)

KODE TV Channel 12 (Joplin)

KOAM TV Channel 7 (Pittsburg/Joplin)

KFJX – FOX TV Channel 14 (Pittsburg/Joplin)

**Springfield radio and television (Springfield)

KBTN 1420 AM (Neosho)

107.1 FM, 1450 AM, 1560 AM, 105.3 FM, 104.3 FM, 99.7 FM (Joplin)

KMXL 95.1 FM (Carthage)

KOBC 90.7 FM (Joplin)

KNEO 91.7 FM (Neosho)

KSWM 940 AM (Aurora)

KKBL 95.9 FM/KRMO 990 AM (Monett)

KNMO 97.7 Fm (Nevada)

**All Springfield radio and television stations are notified of any cancellations/closings simultaneously through a weather related service provided by the Springfield Broadcasting Council.