- The hurricane will be a major storm - winds in excess of 150 mph.
- Electricity will not be available for 72-96 hours after the storm.
- Potable water will not be available for 36-72 hours after the storm.
- Emergency services (Police, Fire, and Rescue) will not be available during the storm and immediately after (8-14 hours).
- Telephone service will be out at times during and after the storm.
- Gasoline will not be available for 48-72 hours after the storm.
- All students will be released prior to the storm (please see Housing & Residence Life Hurricane Procedures.)
- Personnel working during the storm will require supportive services, food, and lodging during the storm (50).
- Minor medical services may be required.
- There will be damage and flooding during the storm.
- All nonessential faculty and staff will be released prior to the storm.
- Trees and debris will block some of the roadways on campus.
- Sightseers and those with criminal intent will attempt to gain access to campus property when winds subside.
- The University will not provide shelter for the outside community.
- Preservation of data in the Administrative Information Services area, the Division of Information Technology, Registrar's Offices and Business Office is a high priority.
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