Harvey Update 8-27-2017

on August 27, 2017 in Harvey

Sunday, August 27, 2017
11:10 AM

San Jacinto College will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, August 28 and 29, 2017, due to the flooding situation affecting our region. College administration will meet daily to discuss current conditions and plans. San Jacinto College will continue to consult with our partners on school and college closings as this weather and flooding event continues.

Students can still register and pay for fall classes online through Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Registration is also open for Take 2 classes that begin on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Employees should contact and check-in with their immediate leader / supervisor to let them know their current situation. Leaders / supervisors should let their respective Strategic Leadership Team member know the status of our employees.

At this time, the National Weather Service in Houston – Galveston is still predicting heavy rainfall and flooding across portions of Southeast Texas for the remainder of the week. San Jacinto College students should exercise extreme caution during this serious flooding event.

Any communication regarding the weather and the impact it may have on College operations, including class schedules and fall registration, will be distributed through email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be provided on the College website, on the emergency notification line at 1-888-845-5288, and through the College’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts. Students should log in to your SJC AlertMe account and verify that their contact information is correct in order to receive notifications.

Students should closely monitor this forecast daily and have an individual plan for tropical weather and flooding for themselves and their families. Do not drive through flooded roadways. Below are resources where you can learn more.

All-Hazard Preparedness Information

National Hurricane Center

Houston-Galveston National Weather Service Office

Harris County Flood Control District

Download the Harris County ReadyHarris Mobile App

Flood Safety

Report Flooding in Harris County

FEMA Assistance for Hurricane Harvey

Fort Bend County Information

Local television and radio


Thank you and be safe.

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