Inclement Weather Status

Columbia's buildings and staff follow the Federal Government as the standard for weather-related closings and delays.
The Columbia Institute of Fine Arts (CIFA) follows Federal Government as the standard for weather-related closures. However, in the event that Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, lessons may be taught at the discretion of the teacher and student. Please contact the instructor BEFORE traveling to Columbia to confirm that lessons will be taught.
World Friends follows the Fairfax County Public Schools as the standard for weather-related closings.
The Child Development Center (CDC) follows the Federal Government as the standard for weather-related closures. However, please refer to the list below for delays for the morning/full-day program.

CDC Policy for Delays & Early Dismissals:

Federal Government

Morning Classes

Afternoon Classes

Full-Day Program

1-Hour Delay

1-Hour Delay

Normal Schedule

1-Hour Delay

2-Hour Delay

Closed

Normal Schedule

2-Hour Delay

Early Dismissal Normal Schedule Closed Close Early