Hurricane Sandy created numerous closings and cancellations to start the week, but most will be restored beginning Wednesday. Below is a update on some schools, organizations and agencies that had previously closed this week.

For more information on school closings and reopenings, check the school Web sites. The Going Out Guide has information on canceled events here.

You can also find cancellations and delays at

Are you an official with a school or organization? You can list your cancellation by registering at

Government offices:

Federal government — OpenWednesday, but employees can take unscheduled leave if necessary.

D.C. government — Open Wednesday.

Federal courts of appeals for the D.C., second and third circuits — Open Wednesday.

D.C. Courts — OpenWednesday. For information on how cases from Monday and Tuesday will be handled, click here.

Alexandria government facilities and courts — OpenWednesday.

Arlington County government offices, libraries, courts, community centers and nature centers — Open Wednesday.

City of Fairfax government offices and facilities — Open Wednesday. (However, the General Registrar’s Office will be open Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting as long as conditions do not become too dangerous.)

Loudoun County government offices and courts — Open Wednesday.

Montgomery County government offices — OpenWednesday.

Prince George's County government offices and courts — Open Wednesday.

Early voting in the District — The eight early voting sites in the District, one in each ward, will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m starting Wednesday. Early voting in the District lasts through Saturday.

Early voting in Maryland — Resumes Wednesday.

Early voting in Virginia - Polling places in Accomack County, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Falls Church City, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, Tazewell County and Wise County are closed, but early voting is open in most of the rest of the state. Absentee voting hours at the Loudoun County Voter Registration Office in Leesburg open 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Calvert County government offices — Open Wednesday.

U.S. District Court for Maryland — Open Wednesday in Greenbelt and Baltimore, with proceedings resuming as scheduled. Jurors are advised to call the court after 5 p.m. for updates.


D.C. Public Schools — D.C.’s Jefferson Academy is closed Wednesday due to a power outage. All other schools will open.

D.C. charter schools — Please refer to this full list.

Alexandria City Public Schools — Open Wednesday.

Arlington Public Schools — Open Wednesday.

Fairfax County Public Schools — Langley High School, Holmes Middle School, Sleepy Hollow Elementary School, and Spring Hill Elementary School will be closed Wednesday due to power outages. All other schools will open on time..

Loudoun County Public Schools — Open one hour late on Wednesday.

Prince William County Public Schools — Open Wednesday.

Baltimore City Public Schools — Updates available via Twitter.

Calvert County Public Schools — Open Wednesday.

Howard County Public Schools — All schools but 10 are open Wednesday. See the full list here.

Montgomery County Public Schools — Open Wednesday. Sligo Middle School is still without power. The district will contact parents directly if there is a Wednesday closure for Sligo.

Prince George’s County schools — Excel Academy Charter School is closed due to a power outage. All other schools will open on time.

Colleges and universities

American University — Open Wednesday.

Catholic University — Open Wednesday.

Gallaudet University — Open Wednesday.

Georgetown University, Georgetown medical center and Georgetown law school — Open Wednesday.

George Washington University — Open Wednesday.

Trinity Washington University — OpenWednesday.

University of the District of Columbia — Open Wednesday.

Marymount University — Open Wednesday.

University of Mary Washington —OpenWednesday.

Montgomery College — Open Wednesday.

University of Maryland — Open Wednesday.


Metro rail, buses and MetroAccess — Normal service for Metrorail, Metrobus and MetroAccess to resume Wednesday.

Amtrak — Modified Northeast Regional service available Wednesday between Newark, N.J., and points south, including restoring Virginia service to Lynchburg, Richmond and Newport News.

MARC train service — Full service resumes Wednesday.

VRE train service — Full service resumes Wednesday.

D.C. Taxis — The $15 additional fee on taxi rides has expired.

Greyhound — For updated list, go here.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge — Open.

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration offices and emission inspection stations — Open Wednesday.

Capital Bikeshare — Reopened.

Virginia Regional Transit — will operate full service on Wednesday.

Airports — Many flights canceled coming into and going out of Washington. Check airlines.

Tourist and other public sites:

The U.S. Capitol and the Capitol Visitor Center — Open Wednesday.

Smithsonian — Open Wednesday.

National Zoo — Open Wednesday.

Montgomery Parks – Open Wednesday.

View Photo Gallery: Mid-Atlantic braces for Hurricane Sandy.