Hurricane Florence: List of School Closings in the Piedmont Triad

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY)-- The impact of Hurricane Florence is prompting schools, including colleges and universities to cancel events and classes.

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  • Rockingham County Schools: Closing 2 hours early on Thursday, and will be closed completely on Friday. On Friday, all schools will operate on a Plan 3, this means students and staff do not report and childcare is closed.
  • Davidson County Schools: All afterschool activities for Thursday and Friday are canceled. Weather will be monitored before any other schedule changes and cancellations are made.
  • Alamance-Burlington Schools: All Friday varsity football games have been moved to Wednesday evening. Weather will be monitored before any other schedule changes and cancellations are made.
  • Guilford County Schools: Thursday, Sept. 13, Guilford County Schools will close two hours early in anticipation of inclement weather related to Hurricane Florence. ACES and all after-school activities have been canceled for Thursday and Friday, including but not limited to all athletic contests and practices, field trips, performances, meetings and ACES after-school care.
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    UNC Greensboro (UNCG): UNCG is suspending classes starting at noon Wednesday. Classes should resume on Monday.

    Elon University: Elon University is suspending normal operations beginning at 8 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13. All classes on the main campus are canceled Thursday and Friday, offices will be closed and student activities and athletic events will be suspended until further notice. Essential university employees should report to campus as instructed by their supervisors on Thursday. Elon’s Law School also cancel classes Thursday and Friday until further notice.

    North Carolina A&T: A&T is canceling all classes and most campus activities including athletic events, starting at noon Wednesday. At 5 p.m., the university will be on suspended operations, with only mandatory employees required to report to work for the remainder of the work week (Condition 2). Normal operations are expected to resume at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The N.C. A&T Fall Career Fair on Wednesday will go forward as scheduled.

  • Winston-Salem State University (WSSU): WSSU is canceling all classes and student activities for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday this week. Regular classes expected to resume Monday morning. Residence halls will remain open unless safety becomes an issue.

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts: UNCSA will cancel all classes, rehearsals and other activities starting 8 a.m. Thursday through noon Sunday, this includes the 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 14 concert by Alexander Lapins. The University will operate under Condition 2 (suspended operations).

    Guilford College:

    Guilford College is canceling classes on Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14. However, the College will remain open and all services will continue under normal operating schedules. All College staff are expected to report as scheduled. The Bryan Series event scheduled for Thursday, September 13 has been postponed - it will be rescheduled for Monday, October 1.

    High Point University:

    HPU is canceling classes on both Thursday and Friday. More information is on their website. HPU is securing an additional 18,000 gallons of water and stocking shelves with emergency food inventory for students who choose to stay on campus. HPU says all campus services will remain operational.

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