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Florida State campus to be closed Saturday until noon

Florida State University
Posted at 4:02 PM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 16:06:35-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida State University announced Friday that it will be closed from midnight until noon on Saturday ahead of Tropical Storm Nestor's landfall.

The main campus in Tallahassee will be closed at midnight until noon on Saturday. The FSU Panama City campus will close Friday at 4 p.m. and will reopen at noon (Central Time) on Saturday.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering campus will also close Friday night at 8 p.m. and remain closed until 8 p.m. on Saturday.

The school says students, faculty and staff shouldn't attempt to access non-residential university buildings and facilities during a closure.

Seminole Dining will close all retail dining operations on Saturday.

The Suwanee Dining Room will become the centralized location for campus food operations during this time. Suwanee Room will open at noon Saturday for on-campus patrons and prepare a cold food service option to be served out of Suwanee Room in the event the FSU main campus should lose power.

Unless otherwise directed, normal dining service operations will resume on Sunday.

Area events Friday and Saturday may also be canceled or postponed, so please check before you travel.

For more information on the closure, click here.