UCCC Safety Planning & Preparation

Inclement Weather/ School Closings 

In the event that weather or other emergency conditions exist that require UCCC to open late, the Center will open at 9:30 a.m. The decision to open late will be made by 6 a.m., if possible.
If UCCC must close early due to weather or other emergency conditions, the decision will be made by 1 p.m. and the Center will close at 3 p.m.

Watch and listen for school closing on the following stations:

In case of school closing, you will receive a telephone call from our automated phone system, SchoolReach, as soon as the decision to close has been made.  Please be sure we have an up-to-date contact number at all times. We will also do our best to post on our home page and Facebook page.

To check past messages on SchoolReach, or if you feel a message has been missed, simply dial 855-955-8500 to hear up to 30-days past message history.  Note: Your call must originate from a phone number to which a message was originally sent. SchoolReach has an app (Android & iOS) for managing the messages you receive. 


Safety Drills

The Center performs monthly safety drills to ensure preparedness in the event of an emergency. Each month, two safety drills are held. One is a fire drill and additionally one of the following three safety drills occurs on a rotating basis: tornado, earthquake, and intruder.

Disaster and Emergency Plans

In the event of an emergency that would cause UCCC to evacuate the building (fire, gas leak, storm, etc.), parents would be notified as soon as possible of a location to pick up their child. We have three possible locations in the event of such an emergency:

Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center (map)
737 Kingsland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130

Washington University – North Campus Building (map)
700 Rosedale
St. Louis, MO 63112

Laciny Brothers Inc. (map)
6622 Vernon Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130

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