UF Gainesville campus closed and classes canceled Tuesday

Storm FAQ:  https://updates.emergency.ufl.edu/2019/08/28/storm-preparation-faq/

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the University of Florida’s campus in Gainesville will be closed and classes are canceled for Tuesday, Sept. 3. An announcement regarding whether campus will be closed and classes canceled on Wednesday, Sept. 4, will be forthcoming when a decision is made.

Depending on the hurricane’s projected impact, campus shelters may be opened for students, faculty and staff, and their family members. We will provide announcements regarding shelters and other campus-related operations on a regular basis. Please monitor official university channels.

Campus will remain open on a normal holiday schedule for Monday, Sept. 2, including facilities such as the Reitz Student Union, RecSports, libraries, etc.

Only essential university personnel should report for work on Tuesday, Sept.3, and other personnel should not come to campus. For guidance about whether you are essential personnel, please visit https://hr.ufl.edu/forms-policies/policies-managers/essential-personnel/

UF Health clinical and core service personnel should check with their supervisors as to whether they should report to work and provide support to the academic health center for emergency operations.

Faculty, staff and students who are not working at UF Health during the severe weather should not use UF Health parking facilities to safeguard their vehicles. This includes UF garages I, II, III, VI, IX, X, as well as the UF Health Shands garages south of Archer Road.

UF/IFAS and other UF personnel outside of Alachua County should adhere to their county government guidelines and consult their supervisors.

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School is also closed Tuesday, Sept. 3, and operating on the same schedule as the University of Florida. Should Hurricane Dorian further impact the school schedule next week, communications will be sent to families via phone, email and text. Announcements will be posted on the website (http://pkyonge.ufl.edu) and shared via Facebook.

Supervisors, please ensure that all employees are informed of this closure.

Notices of any scheduling changes can be found through a link on the UF home page or on the information line at 866-UF-FACTS or 866-833-2287. Time reporting information will be provided by UF Human Resources next week.

As always, students and employees in need of immediate assistance should dial 911. Students may also contact U Matter We Care at umatter@ufl.edu or by calling 352- 294-CARE (2273). Employees may call the Employee Assistance Program at 833-306-0103 or go to https://eap.ufl.edu/

Published: August 30th, 2019

Category: 2019 Weather Alerts