Hurricane Matthew Updates
Last Update 10/10/16 1:15 p.m.
Oct. 10 – 1:00 PM Update – Embry-Riddle Set to Fully Reopen Tuesday, October 11th.
As clean-up efforts continue in Volusia County from Hurricane Matthew, Embry-Riddle is set to reopen for classes and resume normal business operations at the Daytona Beach Campus and Worldwide Headquarters on Tuesday, October 11th. As of midday today, minor safety issues continue to be discovered and quickly addressed by grounds and facilities crews. A room-by-room sweep of buildings is in process and minor repairs are being performed. Power outages still affect some athletics facilities and a downed power line persists near the alumni/print shop/marketing buildings on the corner of Clyde Morris and Richard Petty Boulevards (it is well marked, but continue to use caution).
STUDENT SUPPORT/RESIDENCE HALLS
- Chancellor Brady will meet with Deans tomorrow to discuss any needed modifications to the Fall Academic Calendar.
- The Student Center is open for students to reconnect with classmates, utilize dining services and access WiFi. The small computer lab in the Student Center has been reopened. Please bring your Eagle Card.
- The Eagle Fitness Center is open until 8 p.m. tonight. Please bring your Eagle Card.
- Dining services has returned to normal operations and hosted students, safety and grounds staff for a BBQ lunch today.
- All residence halls are open and fully operational. Students can return directly to their rooms and should contact their Resident Advisor.
- University professional and residence life staff are on duty to assist returning students.
- Students and employees are advised to properly dispose of food left in refrigerators.
- We are encouraged by the stories of leadership and community service being performed by our students around the area and their assistance in cleanup efforts on the campus. Please make us aware of these stories by emailing University Communications.
- Parts of Volusia County remain without power. We continue to monitor the situation in our local community and work with city and county leaders.
- National Guardsmen and electrical crews departed the ICI Center this morning very appreciative of our Eagle hospitality.
- Embry-Riddle is extending offers of support to other institutions that have not fared as well in the storm.
Please continue to monitor local news, check your email, follow the campus’ Facebook page, and monitor Embry-Riddle's Newsroom for updates.