Florida A&M University’s leadership continues to monitor the path of Hurricane Dorian and to work with state and local emergency management officials to prepare for the storm’s impact.
Today, the University announced its Jacksonville satellite location will remain closed through Thursday and is scheduled to resume normal business operations on Friday, Sept. 6.
The University’s main campus in Tallahassee and its Crestview satellite site are open.
The FAMU College of Law in Orlando, and the Tampa and Brooksville satellite locations will remain closed through Wednesday and resume normal business operations on Thursday, Sept. 5.
The Jacksonville area, as well as parts of South Florida, could be impacted by flooding and tropical storm winds up to 75 miles per hour.
The Davie instructional site will remain closed through today, September 3 and resume normal business operations on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Pharmacy experiential training in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville will be suspended during the closings.
Proceed with Caution
Members of the FAMU family who are planning to drive to the Atlantic Coast, Jacksonville, Central or South Florida or any areas that could be impacted by the storm are advised to consult with relatives and check weather advisories and evacuation notices before venturing on the road. Be aware you might not be able to reach your destination or return to campus on time due to flooding and other hazardous conditions caused by the storm.
As the Emergency Management Team monitors developments, University staff is preparing the Foster-Tanner Band Building for use as a shelter in the event that Hurricane Dorian threatens the Leon County area. Generators, water, food and other emergency supplies have been moved into place on campus in preparation for bad weather.
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