Closings & Emergency Info | Thomas Nelson Community College

Closings & Emergency Info

The tornado drill has ended.  All clear.

03/19/2019 - 9:54am

This is a Tornado drill. Go to the nearest “Storm Shelter Safe Area” and remain until the “all clear” is given.

03/19/2019 - 9:45am

Offices at Thomas Nelson campuses in Hampton and Williamsburg will be closed to the public Wednesday March 6 allowing faculty and staff to engage in Annual Professional Development Day activities. 
College Bookstores will be open and online services for new and returning students will be available at

03/05/2019 - 9:44am

The Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses will be open and operating on a regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 10.

12/09/2018 - 9:05pm

Both campuses have electrical power and weather conditions are forecast to improve overnight. All students, faculty, and staff need to carefully evaluate their personal situations and act accordingly. Employees should notify supervisors if they need to utilize leave due to conditions in their neighborhoods.  Everyone should take precautions to protect their safety and allow extra time for travel.

The College is operating under normal conditions.

09/17/2018 - 10:10am

Emergency Announcements

In the event of a campus closing or emergency, updates will be posted as they become available. Announcements will be sent out to the Campus community through the use of the following:

  • Mobile Alerts
  • Campus E-mail
  • VOIP Telephones
  • Web Alert
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter etc)
  • Television Stations (WAVY TV 10, WTKR 3, WVEC 13, WHRO TV 15)
  • Radio Stations
  • Print (Daily Press, Virginia Gazette)

Inclement Weather

The College may close in the event of inclement weather. Check out our frequently asked questions about how this may impact you as a student, employee, or faculty member.

Inclement Weather FAQs

Important Phone Numbers

Campus Police (757) 825-2732
Campus Safety & Emergency Preparedness (757) 825-2996
Emergency Response 911
Non-Emergency Response 311
Public Relations (757) 825-2725