RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Union University has canceled classes due to the potential impact of Hurricane Florence.
VUU said in a release that they will cancel classes beginning at noon on Tuesday. They expect that campus will reopen on Sunday and classes to resume on Monday.
“Students who wish to evacuate should plan to leave campus before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12,” VUU said. “University employees, not affected by the evacuation areas, should plan to work through Wednesday, September 12 at 5 p.m.”
Mayor Levar M. Stoney declared a state of emergency for the City of Richmond Monday afternoon as Virginia locals prepare for Hurricane Florence.
University of Richmond, meanwhile, announced Tuesday that the university was canceling Family Weekend scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday.
In Williamsburg, the College of William and Mary canceled all classes beginning after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and that the campus would remain closed through at least Sunday, September 16.