University of Michigan cancels classes due to weather for 3rd time in 4 decades

Students enjoy 2 days off

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan students were relieved when they found out they didn't have classes Wednesday and Thursday.

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The university decided to close as dangerously cold temperatures grip the Midwest. It's only the third time the school has canceled classes due to weather in about 40 years.

Students said they are using the time off to catch up on work and relax.

Hear from students in the video above.

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