Most universities and colleges across the Lower Mainland were open Monday morning, despite the heavy snow blanketing the region.
The University of B.C. said all classes were going as normal but to “please take care on your commute and allow extra time.”
Both of Simon Fraser University’s campuses – Surrey and Burnaby – opened their doors Monday morning, as did Douglas College, Langara College and BCIT.
All campuses are OPEN as scheduled today. Be prepared for winter conditions with appropriate clothing and footwear, as well as allowing extra time for travel to and from campus.
— Douglas College (@douglascollege) February 11, 2019
All Kwantlen Polytechnic University campuses were closed Monday morning.
ALL KPU CAMPUSES ARE CLOSED – Monday, February 11, 6:52am. All KPU campuses are closed due to severe weather, poor travel conditions and Environment Canada snowfall warning. For updates check the campus status page: https://t.co/g6osxNJ1Kb
— KwantlenU (@KwantlenU) February 11, 2019
Trinity Western cancelled all Monday morning classes and urged students to check back for afternoon ones.
Weather Update: Morning classes are Canceled and an update will be posted by 11:00 a.m. for afternoon classes that begin at 1:30 p.m. or after. *last update at: 5:30 a.m. – Monday, Feb 11 2019*
— Trinity Western (@TrinityWestern) February 11, 2019
The University of the Fraser Valley also closed all its campuses due to “severe weather and poor travel conditions.”
Mon. Feb 11 2019 — All UFV campuses and centres closed due to severe weather, poor travel conditions. While some locations received much more snow than others, poor driving conditions on routes to & between campuses dictate a closure. Check https://t.co/bLssyB1nsR for updates.
— U of Fraser Valley (@goUFV) February 11, 2019