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UPDATED: University prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Posted by tmayer on Oct 29th, 2012 and filed under Top stories. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry


Evening classes and planned non-academic activities at Brock University are cancelled for today only, Monday, Oct. 29, because of inclement weather caused by Hurricane Sandy.

This applies to lectures, seminars, labs and tutorials at both the St. Catharines and Hamilton campuses. Evening classes are those that start at 5 p.m. or later.

The University remains open. However, the Campus Bookstore will close at 5 p.m. The James A. Gibson Library and health services will close at 6 p.m.

The Walker Complex will close at 7 p.m., though all programs are cancelled as of 5 p.m.

For information on other programs or events at the University, please check with the organizers.

At this time, classes for tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 30, remain unchanged. University staff will assess conditions early Tuesday in accordance with the University’s inclement weather policy.

Brock University officials are continuing to monitor weather conditions and forecasts as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall on the east coast today.

The University’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been placed on standby.

Please check Brock’s home page and social media feeds, including Facebook and Twitter, for the latest news on any changes or interruptions to scheduled activities.

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