WEDNESDAY: Update: WNC moves to remote operations

A winter view of Western Nevada College's campus in Carson City.

A winter view of Western Nevada College's campus in Carson City.

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UPDATE, 9:35 a.m. Wednesday

Western Nevada College officials have changed from a delayed start to remote operations for the Carson City and Douglas campuses Wednesday.

The Child Development Center on the Carson City campus will operate from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Fallon campus will have a delayed start as originally planned and open at 10 a.m.



Due to weather-related conditions, all schools in the Carson City School District will be closed for the entire day Wednesday, March 1, 2023. All employees and students should remain home. No student activities, afterschool programs or practices will occur, including remote instruction. No school services such as transportation, nutrition or student health will be provided.


This morning, Governor Joe Lombardo announced a 2-hour delayed start for state offices in Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Storey County, and Washoe County. Aside from essential public safety and corrections personnel, state government offices in these counties will open at 10 a.m. today.

Recent winter storms have created regional transportation delays and difficulties, and Governor Lombardo urges all Nevadans to continue to follow local guidance from the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Department of Public Safety (DPS). Furthermore, Governor Lombardo asks all Nevadans to drive safely and to use sound judgement when navigating roadways.


Western Nevada College, including the Fallon campus, will have a 2-hour delay. All three campuses and the Child Development will start at 10 a.m.


University of Nevada, Reno campus and Northern Nevada area, a decision has been made to delay the start of nonessential campus operations (campus operations refers to any work performed at the main University campus, office, property, field work or sponsored events in Reno) until 10 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, March 1. 

Web classes and remote operations will continue as scheduled. However, physical locations will open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous driving conditions. All in-person classes before 10 a.m. are canceled.


The Redfield campus, Building A at 18600 Wedge Pkwy., is also on a delay and will open at 10 a.m. The University of Nevada at Lake Tahoe’s Wayne L. Prim Campus has suspended in-person classes and non-essential operations.


Check and University social media channels for important, ongoing University updates or changes to University operations. 


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