November 9, 2022

Tropical Storm Nicole Update: VSU Remains Open, Continues to Monitor Situation

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,Tropical Storm Nicole is currently crossing the Bahamas and closing in on the east coast of Florida, and we are continuing to closely monitor its track. The newest update from VSU’s Department of Public Safety indicates that tomorrow (Thursday) we will see moderate rain and wind. The winds will be strongest late in the evening. Rainfall amounts are expected to be anywhere between 2-4 inches.Based on this update, VSU plans to remain open with normal campus operations. We will update the campus with any changes as we continue to closely monitor the situation.For employees, we are aware that Lowndes County Schools and Valdosta City Schools will be closed tomorrow (Thursday). Employees who are impacted due to school closures may request annual leave or a telework option, where eligible. Prior approval from the supervisor is required to telework.  We encourage our entire campus community to monitor the situation and make the best decisions for their own personal safety.