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Destructive Weather Procedures

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Alert- Hurricane/Tropical storm conditions are possible in the specified area, usually, within 72hrs.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Watch- Hurricane/Tropical storm conditions are possible in the specified area, usually within 36hrs.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Warning- Hurricane/Tropical storm conditions are expected in the specified area, usually with 24 hrs.

NO STUDENT WILL BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE CAMPUS WITHIN 24HRS OF A HURRICANE.


Hurricane Category
Wind Speed
Damage
Bethune-Cookman Emergency Response Plan
1
119-154 km/hr
74-95 mi/hr
Minimal
College on Alert

Possible Cancellation of Classes

Students Retricted to Residence Halls

Food Service Provided in Residence Halls

Residence Hall Monitored by Security Staff

2
155-178 km/hr
96-110 mi/hr<
Moderate
Students will be relocated to the Performing Arts Center (PAC), a Volusia County Approved Emergency Shelter capable of sustaining Category 5 Hurricanes

Curfew Imposed

Food Service

Security

Planned Student Activities

Adequate Staffing

3
179-210 km/hr
111-130 mi/hr
Extensive
Campus will be evacuated

Staff will assist with evacuation/transportation plans

Calls will be made to parents/guardians regarding students'plans to travel with freinds

Students will be asked to complete an evacuation/travel form inclusive of a contact person and relationship to student, telephone number, city, state and email address

Parents/Guardians will be responsible for travel costs

Online class assignements will be available to students through a link on the University's Homepage

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