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University closed on Friday following Hurricane Zeta

October 29, 2020 2:30 PM
Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu

President Mike Fitts updated the university community through emails on Thursday after Hurricane Zeta. University administration assessed hurricane damage to the campuses on Thursday morning and, although the impacts to Tulane's campuses are minimal, the university is still without full power. As a result, the university will be closed Friday, with all classes canceled while cleanup and repairs continue. However, the School of Medicine issued separate messages that their downtown buildings would be open today.


Brian Bauer, electrical assistant with Facilities Services, tours the uptown campus to survey the condition of light posts following Hurricane Zeta.
Students enter The Commons, which opened for breakfast at 9 a.m. Thursday morning.
Several bamboo trees outside Dinwiddie Hall are horizontal on the morning after Hurricane Zeta.
In the Lavin-Bernick Center, Tulane senior Lauren Graves watches a documentary on her phone for Race, Crime and Control class. Electrical outlets in the LBC were prime real estate following the storm.
Grounds crew member Evan Currier works to clear storm debris from the sidewalk outside Dixon Hall.
First-year student Leslie Frankel prepares for her second calculus midterm in PJs on Willow, which was closed for business but open for Wi-Fi and electricity.