Classes were canceled all day by ACUPD due to snow and ice conditions affecting travel safety on Wednesday and a delayed start on Thursday.
ACUPD sent out an email alerting faculty, staff and students of campus closure at 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Bean remained open on normal hours on Wednesday, despite closure. The Brown Library and Starbucks remained open but with shorter hours and no Maker Lab and Learning Studio access. The Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center remained open but with shorter hours and no pool access. ACUPD remained available and operating. ACU Landscape and Grounds crews provided ice treatment to sidewalks, stairs and landings across campus.
Temperatures dropped below freezing around 10 p.m. Tuesday. After heavy rain, thunderstorms and hail, snow began falling around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Snow continued falling until around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Total snowfall was estimated to be two to four inches. Temperatures remained below freezing until Thursday around 11 a.m.
ACUPD sent an email alerting the ACU community of a delayed start Thursday at 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday. Due to continued icy road conditions, campus offices and facilities were postponed to open until 1 p.m. on Thursday and classes began at 1:30 p.m.
With temperatures reaching above freezing around 11 a.m. on Thursday, snow and ice began to thaw.