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Alcorn officials are continuing to assess every building and operation on campus to ensure safety in the wake of inclement weather. When weather conditions pose a significant threat to the safety of students, faculty and staff who drive to campus, Alcorn will delay its opening time, close early or close for the day.

Thursday, August 30, 2012: Alcorn’s three campuses are closed.

Friday, August 31, 2012: Alcorn’s three campuses (Lorman, Natchez and Vicksburg) will remain closed and resume normal operations on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

All band members are requested to report to band practice at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 31. If you have additional questions, please email rmurray@alcorn.edu.

Alcorn students, faculty, and staff are asked to monitor their official University email accounts, the University's Web site and social media sites, and local news to get the most reliable updates, closing and reopening information.

Alcorn State University Homepage – www.alcorn.edu
Alcorn’s Radio Station WPRL 91.7 FM – www.wprl.org
Alcorn official email accounts
Alcorn official twitter account @AlcornStateU
Alcorn’s Cable Channel TV 13 

Local media outlets, including television, radio and newspapers

The Alcorn community is advised to monitor the weather conditions closely and take all safety precautions available while on campus. Individuals on campus are urged not to venture outside during the storm.

All essential staff will work to ensure the safety and comfort of students, faculty and staff on campus.

For additional information or emergency assistance, call Campus Police 601.877.3000.


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