ORLANDO, Fla. – With Hurricane Ian now out of the way, colleges are assessing any damage and looking at when they will reopen.
As updates come in, we will post them in this story.
BARRY UNIVERSITY - UPDATED Sunday, 11:40 a.m.
Barry University’s campuses in Orlando, Ocala and Tampa will reopen and resume in-person operations on Monday, Oct. 3.
BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY - UPDATED Sunday, 9 p.m.
Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach evacuated its campus last Monday before the storm. The school says the campus will remain closed for the rest of this week as it assesses damage and allows students to deal with the recovery process.
B-CU Official Announcement, October 2nd, 2022 pic.twitter.com/Qe8sEhRHAg— Bethune-Cookman (@bethunecookman) October 3, 2022
DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE
Daytona State College plans to reopen all classes and campus activities on Monday, Oct. 3.
Based on the latest information, Daytona State College campuses will remain closed Fri, Sept. 30. We plan to reopen Mon, Oct. 3 for all classes & activities, and all campus services & offices will open at 8am. We will continue to monitor the situation and communicate updates. pic.twitter.com/z7WxgzbEj1— Daytona State (@DSC_News) September 28, 2022
EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY - UPDATED Friday, 12 p.m.
Operations at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University will reopen Saturday, Oct. 1. Classes are set to resume Monday, Oct. 3.
Students should report travel delays to their professors and make arrangements to cover class work.
Latest update: Campus Remains Closed — Operations To Resume Tomorrow— ERAU Daytona Beach (@ERAU_Daytona) September 30, 2022
Following Hurricane Ian, our Daytona Beach Campus remains closed as cleanup continues, but normal operations will resume on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the full update: https://t.co/zZWxjLxjrP
FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY
Full Sail University announced on Friday its campus will return to full operations at 9 a.m. Saturday. At that time, school officials said classes will resume and on-campus faculty and staff may return to the campus.
University officials said there may be some changes to students’ schedules as the administration works to reschedule classes. Anyone with questions is asked to contact student support by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 855-374-3572.
In addition to classes being canceled during Ian, a virtual graduation ceremony on Thursday and an in-person ceremony on Friday were also canceled.
LAKE-SUMTER STATE COLLEGE - UPDATED Sunday, Oct. 2
Lake-Sumter State College says it will resume normal operations on Monday, Oct. 3 and all classes will resume.
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
The university’s Orlando campus will be closed at the end of business Tuesday through Sunday, Oct. 2.
Normal classes and building operations are expected to resume on Monday, Oct. 3.
POLK STATE COLLEGE - UPDATED Sunday, Oct. 2
All of Polk State College’s campuses and centers will reopen Monday, including collegiate high schools and on-campus dual enrollment and online classes.
Updates will be provided on polk.edu and through local and social media.
“The College also encourages students to communicate with their professors. Faculty and staff will be exercising flexibility as the community continues to recover from the impacts of the storm.”
ROLLINS COLLEGE - UPDATED Sunday, Oct. 2
Rollins College in Winter Park is reopening the campus at 5 p.m. Sunday. Faculty may hold virtual classes Wednesday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Oct. 7. In-person classes begin Wednesday, Oct. 12.
10.2.22 update: https://t.co/kwv2wDN6yt— Rollins College (@rollinscollege) October 2, 2022
Following an extensive damage assessment, campus will reopen today at 5 p.m. Please see full update above for details on res. halls, dining, & class schedule.
Students impacted by the storm: Continue to reach out to email@example.com. pic.twitter.com/AKIG7JvYaB
SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE - UPDATED Friday, 12 p.m.
Seminole State College said the campus will remain closed, but all classes will resume on Monday, Oct. 3. Students should not come to campus this weekend.
Students and staff will be notified of any updates at sem.st/alert.
STETSON UNIVERSITY - UPDATED Saturday, 4:20 p.m.
University officials announced Saturday afternoon the campus will resume normal operations on Monday, Oct. 3.
Stetson University said it expects the entire campus to have power restored by Monday.
Undergraduate and counselor education graduate classes for next week Monday through Wednesday will largely move online. There was already a scheduled fall break and no classes Thursday or Friday.
For classes that can’t be moved online, students who are not able to attend will be given an alternative.
When in-person instruction is possible, students who are not able to engage in-person for whatever reason will have access to an alternate option.
Residential students are returning to campus, especially student athletes, many of whom will have practice with their teams on Sunday and Monday. Some students may be relocated from the few remaining residential buildings on campus without power, such as House F and House 205 at 205 E. University Ave.
Stetson University also said electricity has been restored to most of the DeLand campus. The university’s cooling plant is also operating and providing air-conditioning to buildings, although not yet at full capacity, and Wi-Fi is available, wherever there is power on campus.
Facilities Management staff are checking all campus buildings for damage and water intrusion.
The university previously said it was closing its Gulport and Tampa campuses Tuesday through Thursday. Stetson’s DeLand campus will cancel undergraduate classes Wednesday through Friday, as well as graduate classes in the College of Arts and Sciences. Online grad business classes will be “asynchronous” for the week.
Housing will remain open, but residential students should look for specific info from campus staff.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA - UPDATED Saturday, 7:45 p.m.
The University of Central Florida now plans to reopen class on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
The university previously said it would resume normal operations on Monday, Oct. 3, but upon “several of our local school districts have conducted assessments,” decided to delay the reopening.
Students who already returned to campus will have access to dining, recreation and wellness, and other student services, university officials said.
Students will be updated about any changes through the UCF Alert system.
VALENCIA COLLEGE - UPDATED Sunday, Oct. 2
Valencia College announced on social media that the college campuses will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Originally the college was expected to reopen Monday.
UPDATE 10/2/22:— Valencia College (@valenciacollege) October 2, 2022
Valencia College will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 4. As always, the safety of our students and employees remains our first priority. Students who have been severely impacted by Hurricane Ian and have immediate needs can DM us. pic.twitter.com/eptqBXmor3
KEISER UNIVERSITY - Updated Sunday, Oct. 2
Keiser University announced that campuses in Orange, Brevard and Volusia counties will resume classes on Monday, Oct. 3.