FAMU Announces Campus Closure Tuesday Ahead of More Storms

May 13, 2024
Campus Damage near Lee Hall
Campus Damage near Lee Hall

Florida A&M University’s Tallahassee campus will be closed Tuesday, except for essential employees, due to the continuing recovery work and a forecast of more inclement weather.

The closures include the Quincy Farm, the FAMU Viticulture Center, and The Durell Peaden Jr.  Rural Pharmacy Education Campus in Crestview. The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is still without electricity and will be closed Tuesday. Remote work will resume on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service -Tallahassee is forecasting several lines of storms moving east through the Big Bend on Monday and Tuesday.

Ahead of the latest stormy weather forecast, FAMU Developmental Research School (DRS) closed at 1:30 p.m. Monday. The campus will remain closed on Tuesday. Classes are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, May 15.

Since the campus dining facilities are closed for dinner Monday afternoon and brunch Tuesday morning, bag lunches will be provided for students living on campus. The Hub will be open for dinner on Tuesday afternoon.

A temporary American Red Cross shelter has been set up in the Al Lawson Multipurpose Center on Althea Gibson Way. As of Sunday night, 60 people had registered to seek shelter. FAMU Police Department is providing additional security for those staying at the facility.