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Lafayette Inclement Weather

Students should watch for IvyAlerts and check MyIvy for additional information about campus closures in their areas.

The safety of our students, staff, and faculty is our primary concern. Any student, faculty, or staff appointments should be changed to a virtual option to allow public safety and street clearing procedures to take place. Anyone scheduled for non-credit training and certification testing should contact their location campus for more information.

Ivy Tech strongly encourages you to update your preferences in our IvyAlert notification system to receive the most up to date information. Your subscription to the system defaults to your Ivy Tech email address and alerts you to events about each campus on which you are currently taking classes. To customize your alert preferences:

  • Log in to using your MyIvy username and password
  • Add additional email addresses and/or a mobile phone for text alerts (standard data rates apply)
  • Choose “Opt-In Lists” to check off any of the 19 campuses for which you would like to receive alerts

Message and data rates may apply. Text messages are sent on an as-needed basis. This service is provided per the ‍‍Terms of Use‍‍ and ‍‍Privacy Policy‍‍. Text STOP to the short code you received the message from to cancel or HELP for tech support.

Winter Weather Safety Tips

Check conditions before you go

Don't leave your safety to chance. Emergency management experts encourage people with smart phones to use weather apps, which often provide alerts for hazardous conditions, such as tornadoes and heavy winds. Travel advisories can be found online, too.

Things you should do

  • Check weather reports and road conditions and know what to expect between home and school.
  • Minimize your time outdoors.
  • Dress appropriately for cold weather any time you go anywhere, with multiple layers of clothing underneath a water resistant coat; protect your extremities with a hat, gloves or mittens, and waterproof shoes with good traction.
  • Protect your face and lungs with a scarf.
  • Charge your phone fully before going anywhere.
  • Have an emergency kit at home and in your car.
  • When shoveling or walking outside, avoid overexertion. 
  • Walk carefully. Go slowly and take shorter steps, and watch where you step.

Things you should not do

  • Don’t go anywhere underdressed. Your warm car may break down or your destination could be without power, so plan for the worst.
  • Don't rush. Allow for more travel time during and after any wintery precipitation.

Helpful Resources

  • Ivy Cares Logo

    Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and IvyCares is here to provide additional support to you through your academic journey.  Sometimes called "wraparound services," IvyCares is here to connect you with campus and community resources.

    Student Emergency Aid Fund: The Student Emergency Aid Fund assists students at Ivy Tech Community College through short-term financial emergencies so they can be in class, be prepared, and persist in their academic coursework. 

    Transportation: Transportation to and from classes can be a big issue for any student but Ivy Tech is here to help you.  We have partnered with CityBus to provide free rides to individuals with a valid student or employee ID. Additionally, Ivy Tech works with Uber to provide an option for students who are experiencing short-term or long-term transportation barrier. 

    Food Insecurity: The Wolf Pack Pantry is available at the Lafayette campus and provides free snacks and pantry items to students. 

    Mental Health: The Lafayette campus provides free short-term counseling services onsite and mental health referrals to students.

    IvyAssist: IvyAssist is a website filled with local options to assist Ivy Tech students.  Use this website to search for services available in your local area.  It can connect you with organizations that provide food assistance, housing needs, transportation, health resources, financial assistance, education options, legal services, and more. To check out what is offered, visit

    Technology support: The loaner laptop program provides access to laptops and mobile hotspots to students on a first-come, first-served basis. 


  • The Wolf Pack Pantry is a FREE resource provided by the Student Support and Engagement Center.  The purpose of this pantry is to make sure that Ivy Tech students have their basic needs met while on campus. All Ivy Tech Community College students can utilize the Wolf Pack Pantry. It is located in the new Student Center in Ivy 2117 (the former Advising Suite). 

    The Wolf Pack Pantry is open:

    • Monday - Friday 
    • From 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.
    • Please note that the pantry may be closed periodically without notice.

    To access the pantry, just stop by! The Student Support and Engagement Team will direct you to the Wolf Pack Pantry. We ask that you "sign-in" by writing down the date of your visit and if you are a new or returning guest. We do not collect any identifying information from visitors of the Wolf Pack Pantry.

    What is included in the Wolf Pack Pantry? 

    • Snacks and pantry items
    • Clothing, shoes and accessories
    • Toiletries and feminine hygiene products
    • School Supplies

    The Wolf Pack Pantry inventory is always changing and relies heavily on donations. No items are ever guaranteed to be in stock. 


  • CityBus is free to everyone with a Ivy Tech student, faculty or staff identification card. Bus stops are located throughout Lafayette and West Lafayette.