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FAMU will stop campus operations starting Friday evening

Operations suspended starting at 8 p.m. Friday
FAMU Campus
Posted at 2:19 PM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 14:20:51-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) is suspending campus operations from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday as Tropical Storm Nestor approaches.

For the students who live in the residence halls, the main dining room will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. All retail locations will be closed.

The Venom Express shuttle will run an extra hour to accommodate the extended hours Saturday. Normal operations will resume at 8 p.m. Saturday.

The FAMU football game against N.C. A&T State University has been postponed until 2 p.m. Sunday. The President’s Pregame Tailgate has been canceled; however, the on-field presentation recognizing breast cancer researchers and breast cancer survivors will be held.

Bragg Stadium Parking lots will open three hours before game time. The Lawson Center Box Office will open at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Following is a list of other schedule changes:

Athletics: The volleyball match versus Coppin State has been moved to 6 p.m. Friday. The volleyball match versus Morgan State has been moved to 11 a.m. Sunday. Those attending the match at the Lawson Multipurpose Center & Teaching Gymnasium can use the Wahnish Way Parking Garage. The Sunday afternoon softball triple header has been cancelled.

The Essential Theatre: The Friday performance of “King Hedley” has been canceled. The Saturday and Sunday matinee performances have been moved to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday, respectively.

School of Nursing: Clinicals for FAMU nursing students at Capital Regional Medical Center and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare are cancelled 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Crestview: The FAMU Pharmacy Fourth Annual Health Fair in Crestview has been cancelled.