Emergency Preparedness

July 05, 2021 6:43 PM EST

Tropical Storm Elsa Update #3

Tropical Storm Elsa Update #3

Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to begin to impact much of the Florida peninsula overnight through Wednesday. There are tropical storm warnings in effect for the Florida Keys and the entire west coast of Florida, with a tropical storm watch in effect for a portion of the Florida panhandle. 

Courses in St. Petersburg and Tampa will pivot to remote instruction for Tuesday, July 6th and Wednesday, July 7th. All students in clinical rotations in St. Petersburg and Tampa should follow their clinical site instructions for in-person attendance on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Barry University’s Command Decision Team (CDT) continues to monitor the storm and will provide updates as conditions warrant.

It is important all Barry University students and employees continue to monitor the barry.edu/prepare website and our Emergency Hotline at 305-899-4000 for updated information, as well local media outlets for the latest on the storm.

 Previous Emergency Preparedness Messages

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.