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Updated: Feb. 23, 4:15 p.m.

Due to inclement weather conditions, the campus will close and all classes are canceled beginning 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, through 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25.

The safety of our campus community is our top priority. Our area is under a Winter Storm Warning; freezing temperatures and road conditions are expected to become hazardous. TCU Police are available for emergency (817-257-7777) and non-emergency (817-257-7930) support. See below for details regarding services for students and information for faculty and staff.

When classes are canceled and the campus is closed, all academic activities, including online classes, exams, internships, clinicals, field trips, etc., are canceled. Continue to check TCU News for the most up-to-date information. (View TCU News Guide to Winter Weather Notification Procedures).

Times and dates for athletics events are subject to change based on weather and travel conditions. For more information, please check


Students, faculty and staff should always use good judgment regarding their ability to travel safely when there is inclement weather. Students who are not able to report for class when the university is open due to dangerous travel conditions should contact their instructor. Faculty and staff employees should contact their supervisor. 

To report ice on a walkway that could potentially be hazardous, call Facilities at 817-257-7954. 

Important details below for students, faculty and staff:


Emergency Support:

For emergency assistance, call TCU Police (817-257-7777). Students who experience an extended power or utility disruption due to weather may contact TCU Police (817-257-7930) if in need of assistance.


When the university announces an official campus closure, all academic instruction and activities, online or in-person, on or off campus, will cease until the university officially reopens. Students will not be expected to attend class, submit assignments, take exams or quizzes, or meet any scheduled deadlines during the closure. Upon reopening, faculty will communicate with students to adjust course expectations and deadlines to make sure the course learning objectives are met.

TCU Dining:

TCU Dining will continue serving students; however, hours and locations will be modified. All retail locations will be closed to support staffing Market Square, and will reopen based on weather and staffing. (Please note that allergy-free meals will be offered upon request at the Mindful station in Market Square.) Please follow TCU Dining’s Instagram for the latest information.

Wednesday, Feb. 23
Market Square and Union Grounds will close at 7 p.m.
Chick-fil-A and Bistro Burnett - Closed

Thursday, Feb. 24 - Market Square
Brunch - 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner - 5-7 p.m.

Residential Students:

As always, TCU’s residential housing staff is on call 24/7 and available to help. Please use the same protocols to report any concerns or issues to your hall’s front desk or the RA on duty. Check your TCU email and social media for reminders from our Housing & Residence Life team.

Health Services:

  • TCU Counseling & Mental Health Center is available for virtual services and the 24/7 helpline is open (817-257-7233)
  • The TCU Brown-Lupton Health Center is closed when the university is closed
  • University Urgent Care, Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (3107 Greene Ave., 817-439-9539)
  • The Emergency Center, 24 hours/7 days (1101 University Dr., 817-576-8536)
  • For status of the Curative COVID-19 testing site, visit the Curative website

Hours for Brown-Lupton University Union (BLUU), King Family Commons Building (KFCB) and University Recreation Center:

Brown-Lupton University Union:
Wednesday, Feb. 23 - Closing at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 24 - Open 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

King Family Commons Building:
Wednesday, Feb. 23 - Closing at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 24 - Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. as a gathering place for students; retail will remain closed

University Recreation Center:
All programs, including Group Fitness Classes are canceled Wednesday and Thursday and the office is closed.

Wednesday, Feb. 23 - Closing at 9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 24 - Open 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 25 - Normal operating hours


Please note that when the university is closed due to inclement weather, all academic instruction and activities, online or in-person, on or off campus, will cease until the university officially reopens. See the Academic Affairs FAQs for spring 2022, which includes FAQs about inclement weather policy.

Faculty and staff are instructed not to come to campus unless you have been specifically asked by your supervisor and you are able. Employees in essential positions have been asked to report to work if they are able. Essential positions are those that support the residential student population and provide safety and security for our campus. Each department is responsible for identifying and communicating to employees who are required to report to work during a weather event. Employees with questions about work expectations should contact their immediate supervisor.

The TCU Employee Assistance Program is available 24/7.

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