Football Game Versus NCA&T Moved to 2 p.m. Sunday
6:30 p.m. Saturday Update
Florida A&M University (FAMU) resumes normal business operations tonight at 8 p.m. following passage of Tropical Storm Nestor.
The FAMU football game against N.C. A&T State University will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. The President’s Pregame Tailgate has been canceled; however, the on-field presentation recognizing breast cancer researchers and breast cancer survivors will be held. Bragg Stadium Parking lots will open three hours before game time. The Al Lawson Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium Box Office will open at 9 a.m.
The Essential Theatre will host performances of King Hedley II at 8 p.m. Saturday and again at 8 p.m. Sunday.
The Women’s Volleyball team will host Morgan State University at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Al Lawson Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium.
For students who live in the residence halls, the main dining room will remain open until 8 p.m. Saturday. All retail locations are closed. The Venom Express shuttle will run an extra
hour to accommodate the extended hours.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) has announced the suspension of operations at the Tallahassee and Crestview campuses from 8 p.m. EDT Friday to 8 p.m. EDT Saturday due to inclement weather as a result of the passage of the tropical system.
For the students who live in the residence halls, the main dining room will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. All retail locations will be closed. The Venom Express shuttle will run an extra hour to accommodate the extended hours Saturday.
Normal campus operations will resume at 8 p.m. Saturday.
FAMU employees are securing the campus in anticipation of high winds and rain. All essential personnel are expected to be available.
The FAMU football game against N.C. A&T State University has been postponed until 2 p.m. Sunday. The President’s Pregame Tailgate has been canceled; however, the on-field presentation recognizing breast cancer researchers and breast cancer survivors will be held. Bragg Stadium Parking lots will open three hours before game time. The Lawson Center Box Office will open at 9 a.m. Sunday.
Following is a list of other schedule changes:
Athletics: The volleyball match versus Coppin State has been moved to 6 p.m. Friday. The volleyball match versus Morgan State is at 1 p.m. Sunday. Those attending the match at the Lawson Multipurpose Center & Teaching Gymnasium can use the Wahnish Way Parking Garage. The Sunday afternoon softball triple header has been cancelled.
The Essential Theatre: The Friday performance of “King Hedley” has been canceled. The Saturday and Sunday matinee performances have been moved to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday, respectively.
School of Nursing: Clinicals for FAMU nursing students at Capital Regional Medical Center and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare are cancelled 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Crestview: The FAMU Pharmacy Fourth Annual Health Fair in Crestview has been cancelled.
The FAMU community is asked to monitor weather forecasts and proceed with caution.
Additional updates will be shared via FAMU Info, iStrike, Blackboard Connect, FAMU.edu, FAMUNews.com and FAMU social media platforms. To download the FAMU Mobile App, visit the Apple Store or Google Play.
Friday, Oct. 18 – 9:18 a.m.
Due to the effects of potential Tropical Storm Nestor, the North Carolina A&T State-Florida A&M University football game to be played at Bragg Stadium has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20.
The storm is forecast to pass over the panhandle of Florida – including Tallahassee – Friday night and into Saturday.
Thursday, Oct. 17 – 11:07 p.m.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) has announced that the football game against North Carolina A&T University at Bragg Stadium will not be played on Saturday as a safety precaution due to the forecast of inclement weather connected with the passage of Tropical Storm Nestor.
The University will make an official statement Friday morning regarding whether the game will be rescheduled.
Members of the FAMU family are advised to monitor weather forecasts and to proceed with caution.