***STORM RECOVERY ALERT***


Friday, September 15, 6:30 p.m.

The University of Miami continues to remove debris and repair infrastructure throughout the Coral Gables campus, with power restored to nearly all buildings. About 60 percent of all debris on the Coral Gables campus—an amount that would fill 1,500 full-size pickup trucks—has been removed, and crews will continue working throughout the weekend.

Network service has been restored to 98 percent of the campus, and the UM Information Technology service line has resumed operations in the Gables One Tower.

The following are important dates concerning the academic calendar:

  • Rosenstiel School graduate students, faculty, and staff will return to campus on Monday, September 18. Graduate classes on the Rosenstiel campus will resume on Monday.

  • Medical classes will resume on Monday, September 18, including physical therapy classes on the Coral Gables campus.

  • All School of Law, doctoral, and M.F.A. classes on the Coral Gables campus will resume on Wednesday, September 20.

  • Nursing students who have previously scheduled off-site clinical experiences that begin on Wednesday, September 20, should begin those off-campus experiences as scheduled.

  • The School of Business Administration’s Professional MBA program courses will be held as scheduled on Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and September 24, in classrooms at the School of Law on the Coral Gables campus; students should contact PMBA administrators for exact classroom locations on those days. 

  • All other classes will resume on Monday, September 25. 

Information concerning other campus operations and special events:

  • Regular Hurry ’Canes Shuttle Service resumes on Wednesday, September 20. 

  • Residential Colleges and University Village will open on Friday, September 22.

  • UM Football will take on Toledo on Saturday, September 23, at 3:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium as scheduled. We encourage all students to attend Saturday’s game and cheer on our Miami Hurricanes.

  • Essential Coral Gables faculty and staff are to report for their regular work schedules on Monday, September 18, at the direction of their department supervisor. The Canterbury Preschool will be fully operational starting Monday, September 18, to help support essential employees. 

Essential employees should park in their regularly assigned lot, unless their lot is closed for maintenance and debris removal. Do not move any parking barricades. Vehicles parked in closed lots will be relocated to an available lot or garage.

Essential employees arriving to the Coral Gables campus via Metrorail on Monday and Tuesday, September 18 and 19, can call 305-298-6128 for the on-demand Safe Ride van service for transportation from the University station to their on-campus worksite. Regular Hurry ’Canes Shuttle service on the Coral Gables campus resumes on Wednesday September 20.

For Rosenstiel students and employees, a shuttle from the Vizcaya Metrorail station to the Rosenstiel campus will run every 30 minutes from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, September 18, through Friday, September 22. Visit UMshuttles.com or the UMiami mobile app on your smartphone for the Rosenstiel shuttle schedules.

All remaining faculty and staff are to report on Wednesday, September 20. Please be prepared to report to work on your normal schedule, or notify your supervisor if there are circumstances that prevent your return.

Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Irma can now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Individuals can find more information online and register for assistance at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, through the FEMA App or by calling 1-800-621-3362 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Visit www.miami.edu for the latest updates and information and monitor UM Emergency Management social media at Facebook.com/UMiamiENN and Twitter.com/UMiamiENN.

GSA OFFICE

Whitten University Center

1306 Stanford Drive,

Rm. 2300C

Coral Gables, FL 33146

754-800-1544


 

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