Emergency Notifications

for College of San Mateo, Cañada College and Skyline College

All face-to-face classes canceled Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Cañada, CSM and Skyline. SMAC also closed Tuesday.

Due to forecasted poor air quality, all face-to-face classes that are scheduled to meet Tuesday, September 15, are canceled at Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline College. 

San Mateo Athletic Club (SMAC) will also be closed Tuesday, September 15.

The new Drive-Up Wi-Fi service for students will open Tuesday as planned.

Most classes and student services are being held online or remotely this semester, due to COVID-19. All classes that are scheduled to meet online/remotely will also continue to take place as planned. 

All essential employees (mostly Public Safety, Facilities, ITS) who are scheduled to work on campuses Tuesday should still come to work. N95 respirators are recommended when working outdoors.

These cancellations are due to forecasted AQI in the UNHEALTHY range in San Bruno, San Mateo and Redwood City. 

All campuses are expected to open for COVID-limited operations at 5:30 am on Wednesday, September 16. Any further closures will be announced via email and text message to students and employees. 

For regular updates see

Air quality remains unhealthy at CSM, Cañada

This is a notification that air quality at College of San Mateo and Cañada College remains at unhealthy levels. N95 respirators are recommended for any essential employees or students when outdoors for extended periods of time.

The District will continue to monitor air quality at all three campuses.  Updates can be found at