FAMU Reopens Campus After Winter Storm



Florida A&M University will reopen its Tallahassee campus and Crestview site tomorrowJanuary 4 after closing Wednesday for weather-related precautions. However, the Jacksonville satellite location will remain closed until further notice as University officials monitor weather conditions.

Normal services will also resume at the FAMU Developmental Research School. FAMU faculty, staff and administrators are expected to report to work, and students will resume routine activities in areas that have not been impacted by the winter storm.

Basketball games between FAMU and Howard University will be played tonight at the Lawson Center. The Lady Rattlers play at 6 p.m. followed by the men’s basketball game at 8 p.m. The Lawson Center will open at 5 p.m. for the games.

We urge you to be careful navigating roads and bridges as well as walkways and steps as there may still be isolated patches of ice. Monitor news reports for weather updates and road and bridge closures.

FAMU Athletics is offering “FAMU-ly Fun Packs,” for the first 200 fans tonight. The special includes four basketball tickets, four drinks and a pizza for just $40.

To accommodate fans who are not comfortable traveling on the roads, we will offer a free broadcast of tonight’s games.  To watch the games, go to: http://www.famuathletics.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?catid=0&id=1913852&db_oem_id=25300.  Make sure that you have Adobe Flash enabled and are using the latest version to maximize your viewing pleasure.

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