Campus housing and on-campus dining information for Hurricane Delta

The University has announced the following information regarding campus housing and on-campus dining.

Campus Housing

  • Campus residents should shelter-in-place from 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, until 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9.
  • If residents have not already done so, they should complete the Emergency Form in the StarRez Housing Portal and indicate whether they plan to stay on campus during the weather event or if they plan to leave. Access the StarRez Housing Portal via ULink, on the Campus Services tab, and in the Residence Life section.
  • See the Dining section in this email regarding meals for Friday, Oct. 9.

On-Campus Dining

  • Students are strongly encouraged to pick up all meals for Friday, Oct. 9, on Thursday, Oct. 8, between the hours of 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Cypress Lake Dining Hall, Café Fleur De Lis, or Lagniappe Café.  
    • Students who do not have a meal plan or who are out of meal swipes for the week may still get food but must sign in at the register.
    • This includes students residing in the Heritage Apartments.
    • Residents of Cajun Village may pick up meals for their families as well.
    • Campus residents who are unable to pick up Friday’s meals on Thursday may arrange to get nonperishable food items from their residence hall advisors. These food items will be available for pick up in the suite-style residence halls’ kitchens and the Agnes Edwards Hall floor community rooms from noon until 2 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct 9.
  • Dining hours for Thursday, Oct. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 10 will be held as follows.
    • Thursday, Oct. 8
      • Cypress Lake Dining Hall will be open from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. and from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
      • Café Fleur De Lis will be open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
      • Lagniappe Café will be open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
      • All other dining locations will be closed.
    • Friday, Oct. 9
      • All dining locations will be closed.
    • Saturday, Oct. 10
      • Cypress Lake Dining Hall will reopen at 11 a.m.
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Important University announcements regarding Hurricane Delta

In response to Hurricane Delta, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has announced the following instructional and operational changes beginning at noon Thursday, Oct. 8, through Saturday, Oct. 10.
This announcement includes information on the following:

  • classes;
  • operations;
  • buildings;
  • Campus Cupboard;
  • parking;
  • campus events;
  • University communications; and
  • hurricane preparation and planning tips.

Housing and on-campus dining information is forthcoming.

Classes

  • In-person, hybrid, and HyFlex classes held prior to noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, will be held as usual.
  • In-person, hybrid, and HyFlex classes that begin at noon or later Thursday, Oct. 8, will be held remotely. 
  • All classes will be cancelled on Friday, Oct. 9.
  • Classes will resume on Monday, Oct. 12.

Students, if the weather prohibits you from attending or participating in your classes, contact your professors. You should also complete the Report Anticipated or Unplanned Absence form. If you need further assistance, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@louisiana.edu or (337) 482-6276.

Operations

  • Campus operations and departmental offices will move to teleworking at noon on Thursday, Oct. 8.
  • On-campus operations and departmental offices will be closed Friday, Oct. 9.
  • Only essential personnel performing weather-related tasks should remain on campus Thursday afternoon and report on Friday, if needed. Contact your supervisor with questions.

Employees, contact your supervisor if you plan to evacuate because of a local voluntary or mandatory evacuation order.Buildings

  • Edith Garland Dupré Library and the Agnes Edwards Hall open-use labs will remain open until noon on Thursday, Oct. 8. They will be closed from noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, through Saturday, Oct. 10. All locations plan to open Sunday, Oct. 11, and will operate on a regular schedule.
  • Staff members at Student Health Services will shelter-in-place from noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, through Friday, Oct. 9, and will be available for medical emergencies.
  • All other campus buildings, except residence halls, will close at noon on Thursday, Oct. 8 and will remain closed through Saturday, Oct. 10. This includes Bourgeois Hall, the Child Development Center, and the Student Union.

Campus Cupboard

  • Campus Cupboard will be open from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8.
  • It will be closed on Friday, Oct. 9.

Parking

  • Bus service will be suspended on Thursday, Oct. 8, and Friday, Oct. 9. Students coming to campus on Thursday may park for free in the parking garages or the Zone 15/E.K. Long parking lot at the corner of East St. Mary Boulevard and Girard Park Circle.
  • Shuttle service will be available as needed.
  • Campus residents may move their vehicles to a parking garage beginning at noon on Thursday, Oct. 8.
    • Parking garages include Girard Park, Taft Street, and Olivier.
    • Vehicles must be moved from the parking garages before Monday, Oct. 12.

Learn more on the Office of Transportation Services website. Campus EventsAll in-person campus events are cancelled from Thursday, Oct. 8, through Saturday, Oct. 10. Virtual events will continue as planned.

University CommunicationsThe University will continue to monitor the storms and will issue communications as needed.
Updates and emergency information will be posted on the University’s website and official social media accounts. Information will be communicated to you through your University email account and possibly the University’s Emergency Notification System (ENS).
ENS emergency alerts are sent by email, telephone and text message. If you have not signed up to receive emergency alerts, please do so. View directions on how to sign up for ENS alerts on the Office of Environmental Health and Safety website.

Hurricane Planning and Preparation Tips

  • Learn evacuation routes. Determine where you would go and how you would get there if you needed to evacuate. Get information on the Lafayette Parish Hurricane Evacuation Routes.
  • Assemble a kit that includes a battery-powered radio, flashlights, extra batteries, a first-aid kit, blankets, clothing, food, water, and a portable power bank to recharge your devices.
  • Charge your phone, laptop, and other devices in the event of a power outage.
  • Make sure you have cash in case there is a power outage and you are unable to use your credit or debit cards.
  • Know how to shut off utilities. Know where gas pilots are located and how the heating and air-conditioning system works.
  • Make a record of your personal property. Take photographs of or videotape your belongings.
  • Fuel your car.

If authorities should order an evacuation, remember to:

  • leave immediately;
  • follow evacuation routes announced by local officials via radio and television broadcasts; and
  • tell others where you are going.

Learn more about how to prepare for a hurricane.

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University monitoring weather

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is monitoring Tropical Storm Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. For official updates, follow the University’s website and social media and check your University email.

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Notice from ULPD

Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Armed robbery

At 2:14 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, Lafayette City Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at an apartment complex on Tulane Ave. The resident stated someone entered his apartment while he was sleeping, punched him in the face, and stole his cell phone and money from his wallet. There was no sign of forced entry, and the victim believes he may have left his apartment door unlocked. A description of the suspect is not available. Lafayette City Police generated a report. 
UL Lafayette Police Department

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at (337) 482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app.

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University monitoring weather

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is monitoring Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico. For official updates, follow the University’s website and social media and check your University email.

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University monitoring weather

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is monitoring Tropical Storm Sally in the Gulf of Mexico. For official updates, follow the University’s website and social media and check your University email.

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University reopens for remote instruction and operations Friday

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will reopen on Friday, Aug. 28. Please note the following instructional, operational, and residential details.

Academics

  • All classes will be held remotely on Friday, Aug. 28.
  • In-person, online, HyFlex, hybrid, and remote classes will resume on Monday, Aug. 31.
  • A plan to make up missed class instruction days will be released next week.

Students, if you are unable to attend or participate in class, you should contact your professor(s). If you need further assistance, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@louisiana.edu or (337) 482-6276.

Computer Labs and Bourgeois Hall

The computer lab in the Edith Garland Dupré Library and the Agnes Edwards Hall open-use lab will resume normal schedules on Saturday, Aug. 29. View library hours on the University Libraries website. The computer lab in Agnes Edwards Hall is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Bourgeois Hall will reopen on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Operations

  • All on-campus operations and departmental office staff will resume teleworking on Friday, Aug. 28.
  • Office of Facilities Management staff should return to work on campus on Friday, Aug. 28
  • All on-campus operations will resume and departmental offices will reopen on campus on Monday, Aug. 31.

Employees, if you are unable to work, contact your supervisor.

Dining

Friday, Aug. 28

  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 7-10 a.m. breakfast, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. lunch, 5-8 p.m. dinner
  • The Brew: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • McAlister’s Deli: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Training Table: Open regular hours

Saturday, Aug. 29

  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 30

  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • The Brew: 4 p.m.-midnight

Monday, Aug. 31

  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 7-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. lunch, 5-8 p.m. dinner
  • The Brew 7 a.m.-midnight
  • McAlister’s Deli: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Lagniappe Cafe’: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Agnes Edwards Hall Food Court: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Cafe’ Fleur De Lis: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Zeus Cafe’: Open regular hours

Campus Residents

Shelter-in-place for campus residents has been lifted.
Campus residents, if you left campus, remember to mask up, keep your distance, and socialize smartly upon your return. If you experience any symptoms, call your medical provider or Student Health Services.

If you have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19, or if you experience any symptoms, complete the Student COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation form.

Counseling and Testing Center

The UL Lafayette Counseling and Testing Center is offering sessions by phone and online. To schedule an appointment, call (337) 482-6480 during business hours. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Learn more about the Counseling and Testing Center on its website.

Reminder: Academic Calendar Changes

Please note the following changes to the academic calendar.

  • Online registration (drop/add) will remain open through Monday, Aug. 31.
  • Fall 2020 full-term census day is now Tuesday, Sept. 8.
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University to close Wednesday and Thursday because of Hurricane Laura

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 26, and Thursday, Aug. 27, because of Hurricane Laura. Please note the following instructional, operational, and residential details.

Classes

  • All classes will be cancelled on Wednesday, Aug. 26, and Thursday, Aug. 27. Academic college deans and the Office of Academic Affairs will convene on Monday, Aug. 31, to formalize a plan to make up the missed days.
  • Classes will resume remotely on Friday, Aug. 28.

Operations

  • On-campus operations and departmental offices will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 26, and Thursday, Aug. 27.
  • Campus operations and departmental offices will resume teleworking on Friday, Aug. 28.
  • Essential personnel performing weather-related tasks should report to work as needed on Wednesday and Thursday.

Academic CalendarPlease note the following changes to the academic calendar.

  • Online registration (drop/add) will remain open through Monday, Aug. 31.
  • Fall 2020 full-term census day will now be Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Campus Residents

  • Campus residents should continue sheltering in place through Thursday.
  • If you have not already done so, please complete the Emergency Form in the StarRez Housing Portal and indicate whether you plan to stay on campus during the weather event or if you plan to leave. Access the StarRez Housing Portal via ULink, on the Campus Services tab, and in the Residence Life section.
  • Meals will be delivered to campus residents for lunch and dinner on Wednesday and for breakfast on Thursday.

Dining

  • Students can pick up a to-go meal in Cypress Lake Dining Hall by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25.
  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall, The Brew, and the Training Table will be open from 7-11 a.m. on Wednesday.
  • The dining hall will be open on Thursday for lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and dinner from 5-8 p.m.
  • All other dining establishments will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday.

University Communications

The University will continue to monitor the storms and issue communications as necessary.

Updates and emergency information will be posted on the University’s website and official social media accounts. Information will be communicated to you through your University email account and possibly the University’s Emergency Notification System (ENS).

ENS emergency alerts are sent by email, telephone and text message. If you have not signed up to receive emergency alerts, please do so. View directions on how to sign up for ENS alerts on the Office of Environmental Health and Safety website.

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University announcements for tropical storms Marco and Laura

The University continues its preparations for tropical storms Marco and Laura. Please note the following regarding course instruction and campus operations.

  • No in-person courses will be held on campus through Friday, Aug. 28.
  • All course instruction will continue remotely through Friday, Aug. 28.
  • On-campus operations and departmental offices will continue teleworking through Friday, Aug. 28.

As a reminder, campus residents may park their vehicles in the Girard Park Circle Parking Garage through Friday, Aug. 28, for free.

University Communications
The University will continue to monitor the storms and will issue another communication on Tuesday, Aug 25.

Updates and emergency information will be posted on the University’s website and official social media accounts. Information will be communicated to you through your University email account and possibly the University’s Emergency Notification System (ENS).

ENS emergency alerts are sent by email, telephone and text message. If you have not signed up to receive emergency alerts, please do so. View directions on how to sign up for ENS alerts on the Office of Environmental Health and Safety website.

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University announcements for Hurricane Marco

In response to Hurricane Marco, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has announced the following instructional, operational, and residential changes beginning at noon Monday, Aug. 24, through Tuesday, Aug. 25.

Classes

  • In-person and HyFlex classes held prior to noon on Monday will remain on campus as usual.
  • In-person and HyFlex classes that begin at noon or later on Monday will be held remotely.
  • All in-person classes on Tuesday will be held remotely.
  • All HyFlex classes will remain remote through Friday, Aug. 28.
  • Online, hybrid, and remote classes will continue as usual.

Students, if the weather prohibits you from attending or participating in your class, contact your professor. If you need further assistance, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@louisiana.edu or (337) 482-6276.

Campus Operations

  • On-campus operations and departmental offices will move to teleworking at noon on Monday and will continue remote operations through Tuesday.
  • Only essential personnel performing weather-related tasks should remain on campus Monday afternoon and report on Tuesday, if needed. Contact your supervisor with questions.

Employees, if the weather prohibits you from working remotely, contact your supervisor.

Buildings

  • Edith Garland Dupré Library and the Agnes Edwards Hall open-use lab will remain open until 1 p.m. on Monday. It will be closed from 1 p.m. on Monday through Tuesday.
  • The Student Health Services will remain open during its normal operating hours.
  • All other campus buildings with the exception of residence halls will close at noon on Monday and will remain closed through Tuesday. This includes Bourgeois Hall, the Child Development Center, and the Student Union.

Residential Housing

All students in on-campus residences should shelter in place beginning Monday afternoon.

Dining

Cypress Lake Dining Hall will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday. Breakfast and lunch for Tuesday will be delivered to campus residents Monday evening. Cypress Lake Dining Hall will reopen Tuesday evening for dinner.

Campus Cupboard

Campus Cupboard will be open from 9 a.m.-noon on Monday, and closed on Tuesday.

Parking

  • Students coming to campus on Monday may park in the Girard Park Circle Parking Garage for free.
  • Campus residents may move their vehicles to the parking garage Monday afternoon and may park for free through Friday, Aug. 28.

Campus Events

All in-person campus events are cancelled through Friday, Aug. 28. Virtual events will continue as planned.

University Communications

The University will continue to monitor the storms. A decision regarding classes and University operations for Wednesday, Aug. 26, will be communicated no later than noon on Tuesday.

Updates and emergency information will be posted on the University’s website and official social media accounts. Information will be communicated to you through your University email account and through the University’s Emergency Notification System (ENS).

ENS emergency alerts are sent by email, telephone and text message. If you have not signed up to receive emergency alerts, please do so. View directions on how to sign up for ENS alerts on the Office of Environmental Health and Safety website.

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