FAMU Tallahassee Campus Closing Wednesday Ahead of Tropical Storm Idalia

August 28, 2023
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3 p.m. Monday, August 28 Update


In anticipation of the approaching Tropical Storm Idalia, the Florida A&M University Tallahassee main campus, the Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research and Gadsden County facilities will be closed on Wednesday. University dining facilities have instituted plans to provide food and water for students. The University will resume operations as soon as Emergency Management gives the all clear. Meanwhile, students are urged to shelter in place.

The following closures are in effect:


FAMU DRS will close at 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 29 and remain closed on Wednesday, August 30. During that time, all district and school extracurricular and evening activities are suspended. Faculty, parents, and students are asked to monitor the weather conditions at www.famudrs.org. For more information, please call 850-412-5939.

Child Development Center

The Educational Research Center for Child Development (ERCCD) will close at 1. p.m. Tuesday, August 29 and all of Wednesday, August 30.


The Durell Peaden Jr. Rural Pharmacy Education Center in Crestview will remain open until otherwise noted. 


The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Central Florida Pharmacy Practice sites (Tampa/Orlando) will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Clinical Seminar will be canceled. Student pharmacists on rotations are to report to their respective sites as directed by their preceptor.


In anticipation of the adverse impact of Idalia’s arrival, the College of Law will close the campus at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2023.  All students, faculty and staff must vacate the building.  Any classes impacted during the closure period will be rescheduled for a later date.


The Brooksville Agricultural and Environmental Research Station (BAERS) will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. 


The Northeast Florida Pharmacy Practice Center (Jacksonville) will be closed on Wednesday. Clinical Seminar will be canceled. All student pharmacists on rotations are to report to their respective sites as directed by their preceptor.


The South Florida Pharmacy Practice Center in Davie will continue with normal operations. 

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