FAMU Announces Closures Ahead of Inclement Weather

January 08, 2024
Inclement Weather
FAMU Announces Closures Ahead of Inclement Weather

1 p.m. Tuesday update:

The FAMU College of Law campus and law library in Orlando will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9. All evening classes, and afternoon classes ending after 3 p.m. will be rescheduled for a later date. Normal operations will resume on Wednesday.

Florida A&M University’s main campus, and the Quincy and Jacksonville satellite campuses will be closed late Monday through Tuesday ahead of weather systems that are forecast to bring dangerous tornadoes, high winds, and hail to a large swath of north Florida.

The Tallahassee main campus, including FAMU DRS, the Educational Research Center for Child Development, the Research and Extension Center in Quincy, and the Viticulture Center in Tallahassee will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, January 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, January 9.

The Northeast Florida Pharmacy Practice Center in Jacksonville will also be closed from 8 p.m., Monday to 11 p.m., Tuesday.

The Facilities and Planning Department is working with contractors to secure construction sites ahead of the high winds.

The Durell Peaden Jr. Rural Pharmacy Education Center in Crestview will be closed at 5 p.m. (Central Time) Monday until 11 p.m., CT Tuesday.

The Main Campus Dining Services will close at 7:30 p.m., today. On Tuesday, campus retail dining services will operate on the weekend schedule. The Hub and Main Dining Hall will be open. Residence halls also will remain open, and students are urged not to travel, but to shelter in place. One-Stop-Shop academic advising at the Al Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center will resume on Wednesday and is extended to Thursday.

Until further notice, normal operations are expected at the Brooksville Agricultural and Environmental Research Station (BAERS), the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Central Florida Pharmacy Practice, the Tampa/Orlando and Davie sites.

Please check FAMU ALERT, Daily Venom or visit FAMU.edu, Facebook or Instagram for further updates.