Campus Closures

If it becomes necessary to close the college because of inclement weather you can get information about the closing by checking Campus Weather Closings link under the NEWS & EVENTS tab located on the home page of this website.

Every effort will be made to make decisions regarding college closings by 5:45 a.m. for daytime classes and by 2:45 p.m. for evening classes.

For online school closure updates, you can also choose from the following online services (please be sure to look for Blackhawk Technical College - not to be confused with Black Hawk Schools):

The following radio and television stations will be notified of BTC Campus weather closures.

Radio Stations:

  • WBEL (Beloit) 1380 AM
  • WGEZ (Beloit) 1490 AM
  • WCLO / WJVL (Janesville) 1230 AM /99.9 FM
  • WMJB (Janesville) 105.9 FM
  • WZOK (Rockford) 97.5 FM
  • WEKZ (Monroe) 1260 AM
  • WTSO /Z104 (Madison) 1070 AM /104 FM

Television Stations:

  • WISC Channel 3 - Madison
  • WREX Channel 13 - Rockford
  • WMTV Channel 15 - Madison
  • WTVO Channel 17 - Rockford
  • WIFR Channel 23 - Rockford
  • WKOW Channel 27 - Madison

Classes held at area high schools will be cancelled if the area schools are closed. Students should listen carefully to the radio and television announcements to ensure that they understand which classes are being cancelled.