The University of Florida will return to normal operating status on Thursday, Aug. 31. Classes and all academic and student-related activities, including online classes, will resume as well.
P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School and Baby Gator also will resume their normal schedules on Thursday.
UF Health personnel, UF/IFAS personnel and others at locations throughout the state should continue to follow their local government’s guidance and check with their supervisors for information regarding reopening of their work locations.
Employees who have been affected by the storm are encouraged to speak to their supervisors regarding their specific circumstances.
UF faculty have been asked to remain flexible with students who may have been affected by Hurricane Idalia. Students who need to help family in hard-hit areas are encouraged to immediately contact their instructors to discuss whether special accommodations can be made.
While the wind threat from the storm may have passed in Gainesville, hazards such as fallen trees or branches, and downed power lines may still be present. Do not walk in standing water.
Students facing financial challenges as a result of the storm should visit Aid-a-Gator to apply for a grant.
Finally, check in with friends and family to let them know of your whereabouts.