News & Press Releases
UPDATE (7 p.m. 11/18): Classes canceled on Monday, Nov. 19
Though the air quality in our region may be improving some, the forecast for tomorrow (Monday, Nov. 19) is expected to be in the “Unhealthy” range (150-200 AQI). Due to the health risks associated with the particulates in the air, the Laney campus will remain closed. We will continue to monitor and assess the situation and keep you informed as to when the campus will re-open.
Staff and administrators are to report to work as scheduled, but if they prefer to stay home, they can use vacation or sick days.
In addition, to ensure student credit hours are not impacted, faculty may add meetings and/or assignments.
UPDATE (3:30 p.m. 11/15): Laney College to resume classes on Monday, Nov. 19
Dear Laney Students —
Due to the deteriorating air quality in our area, President Tammeil Y. Gilkerson has made the decision to keep campus closed tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 18. Full campus operations and classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 19.
AIR QUALITY: CAMPUS CLOSURE
Due to the current poor air quality in our area, the Laney campus will close down at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 15) and all afternoon and evening classes are canceled. We’ll update you at 9 p.m. tonight to confirm if classes will resume tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 16). Updates will be provided by email, text, and on this page.
If you require emergency services, please call Peralta Police at 510-466-7236.
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