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Tulane University’s campuses will remain closed and classes cancelled until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Evening classes WILL be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 as will online classes, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor. Some special events will continue as planned and employees will be notified if they need to report to work. Visit tulane.edu/emergency for more information.

Emergency Information

Tulane University’s campuses will remain closed and classes cancelled until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Evening classes WILL be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 as will online classes, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor. Some special events will continue as planned and employees will be notified if they need to report to work.

January 17, 2018 - 6 p.m.

With the impact of continued sub-freezing conditions causing the closure of schools, child care facilities and roads throughout our region, Tulane University’s campuses in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, the Northshore and Mississippi will remain closed and classes cancelled until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Evening classes WILL be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 as will online classes, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor.   

Dining services at Bruff, the LBC and Hillel will remain in operation during this closure, as will other student services such as the library and the Reily Student Recreation Center. However, some hours of operation may be reduced due to staffing issues. Please consult https://tulane.edu/campus-closure-hours-operation for more information regarding specific hours of operation. Tonight’s nationally televised men’s basketball game against Houston will still take place at 7 pm at the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.

Some special events will be able to continue as scheduled tomorrow, Jan. 18, to accommodate participants who have travelled here. Deans will notify participants and necessary staff.

January 17, 2018 - 3 p.m.

Due to road closures throughout the area caused by continued sub-freezing conditions, Tulane University’s campuses in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, the Northshore and Mississippi will remain closed and all classes, including evening classes, will be cancelled today, Wednesday, Jan. 17. Online classes will still be held, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor. Essential personnel should consult with their supervisors regarding their reporting duties during this closure.

We will make an announcement later today regarding operating hours for tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 18. Dining services at Bruff and the LBC will continue to remain in operation during this closure, as will other student services such as the library and the Reily Student Recreation Center. However, some hours of operation may be reduced due to staffing issues. Please consult https://tulane.edu/campus-closure-hours-operation for more information regarding specific hours of operation. Tonight’s nationally televised men’s basketball game against Houston will still take place at 7 pm at the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.

January 16, 2018 - 4:30 p.m.

Due to an expected hard freeze and accompanying wintry mix of freezing rain and snow, Tulane University’s campuses in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, the Northshore and Mississippi will close and all classes will be cancelled beginning at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 16. The university will remain closed until 4 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 17 and we are expecting to hold evening classes on Wednesday beginning at 4 p.m. Dining services at Bruff and the LBC will remain in operation during this closure, as will other student services such as the library and the Reily Student Recreation Center. However, some hours of operation may be reduced due to staffing issues. Please consult https://tulane.edu/campus-closure-hours-operation for more information regarding specific hours of operation.

Essential personnel should consult with their supervisors regarding their reporting duties as should any employee who needs to depart campus early today due to travel distances or child care issues.

Online social work classes will be held tonight.

 


Please consult this Web page for updated information on university operations or call the Tulane Alert Line at 504-862-8080, or 877-862-8080 (toll-free). Additionally, circumstances permitting, the university will alert faculty, staff and students of threats or emergencies via email, phone and desktop messages. For more information about Tulane employees and students receiving alerts, and also periodic updates for parents, visit Tulane's Emergency Communication Systems website.

You can also follow TulaneNews and TulaneEmergency on Twitter.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Uptown campus
dial 55911 (on campus)
or 504-865-5911
(off campus or cell phone)

Downtown campus
dial 85555 (on campus)
or 504-988-5555
(off campus or cell phone)

Primate center campus
dial 6411 (on campus)
or 985-871-6411
(off campus or cell phone)

Off-site facilities
dial 911

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