By Jesse Sarles

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – The cold weather has shut down Colorado State University in Fort Collins for the day. CSU officials put out an alert on Sunday saying the campus is closed on Monday for all hybrid, in-person and remote classes.

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“COVID-19 public health standards require that increased outdoor air be circulated through buildings. Unfortunately, the university’s heating systems will likely not be able to keep building temperatures above suitable levels for operations because of the extremely cold weather,” the university wrote in a news release.

COVID-19 testing sites on the campus are also closed on Monday.

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The university also said any non-essential employee who works for the campus but remotely will also have the day off.

Jesse Sarles