Emergency Preparedness

July 31, 2020 5:46 PM EST

Hurricane Isaias Update #4

Hurricane Isaias Update #4

As of 5pm, a Hurricane Warning is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Brevard County line. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Broward County, and a Tropical Storm Warning for Miami-Dade County.  Much of the east coast of Florida is under watches and warnings. Please refer to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center for information on specific locations. To allow students and faculty to prepare, and to account for the unpredictability of this storm, all Barry University classes are suspended Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd.

A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for parts of the Bahamas. Classes in the Bahamas remain suspended today, July 31st through Sunday, August 2nd.

The Barry University Command Decision Team (CDT) will continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Isaias and provide updates as conditions warrant.

Barry University students and employees should continue to monitor the barry.edu/prepare website, our Emergency Hotline at 305-899-4000, and local media outlets for the latest updates.


Wind Speed Forecast for Miami Shores, FL

BarryU Emergency Alerts

In the event of a campus emergency or severe weather, Barry University uses a system of alerts that aim to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty, and staff.

The University's official communications will be made via:

  • Social Media
  • University internal and external websites
  • SMS, Phone Recordings
  • Email
  • On-Campus Alerts

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to update their contact information to ensure they receive text, voice and email alerts.