Lamar-Beaumont cancels classes for Monday, Tuesday

Published 10:31 am Friday, August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is predicted to impact Beaumont and Jefferson County with heavy rains and potential roadway flooding starting Friday night.

As a precaution, Lamar University is cancelling classes scheduled for Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29. Events scheduled for resident students will be held as scheduled. All other campus events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday are cancelled. Check-in will be available for students wishing to move into residence halls, however students are urged to check local weather and highway conditions.

Normal business operations will be suspended and all faculty and non-essential staff should not report to work on Monday.

Lamar staff and contracted recovery teams are on standby to prepare the campus for normal operations as soon as the system has passed.

Monitoring of the storm is ongoing. Notifications and updates will be communicated through the university’s website, social media networks, and Connect-ED.