FAMU prepares for Hurricane Irma

– -Hurricane Irma, as a category 5 storm, as it neared Puerto Rico.  —  Photo courtesy of The National Hurricane Center

Off campus FAMU students

Registered students of Florida A&M University who live off campus can be accomodated in the Foster-Tanner Band Rehearsal Hall on campus beginning Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m.

​For more information regarding FAMU's updates on Hurriane Irma, go to the top banner at:  www.famu.edu

Florida State University Students

Florida State University will open a facility Sunday, Sept. 10 for students who live off campus and feel unsafe to weather conditions during Hurricane Irma. The facility will remain open to FSU students until the university clears all issues. Registration in advance is required for FSU students to stay at the facility. There is a fixed deadline of tonight by 11 p.m. The registration link is here: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jYRcLluvz3r1k1 ​ and an FSU identification card will be required for entry.

For more information regarding FSU updates during Hurricane Irma, go to the banner at: www.fsu.edu

Local Shelters in Tallahassee

Leon County and American Red Cross open shelters

The current shelters still accepting residents are:

  • Rickards High School, 3013 Jim Lee Road (pet accessible)
  • Lincoln High School,  3838 Trojan Trail
  • SAIL High School, 2006 Jackson Bluff Road
  • Florida High School, special needs shelter, 3000 Schoolhouse Road