FAMU to close Tuesday through Friday

FAMU Campus
Posted at 2:35 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 10:38:16-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida A&M University will be closed Tuesday through Friday due to Hurricane Michael. 

Due to National Hurricane Center weather predictions, Florida A&M University’s main campus in Tallahassee, FAMU DRS, the FAMU Educational Research Center for Child Development (Day Care Center) and the Crestview campus will close from 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, October 9, through Friday, October 12.

Weekend classes and events are canceled. Volleyball games and the Candidates’ Forum scheduled for this week are also canceled. The University is expected to resume all normal operations on Monday, October 15.

Essential employees, as designated by their supervisors, are expected to report to work, according to emergency procedures.

Residence Halls and the main dining center will remain open. On-campus shelter for commuter students and employees will be open at noon, Tuesday, October 9, in the Band Rehearsal Hall, located at 1660 Pinder Ave., in the Foster-Tanner Music Building.

In the event that there are power outages, boxed meals and water will be delivered to those remaining or sheltering on campus. Other on-campus amenities and food services for the remainder of the week will be announced later Monday.