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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University monitoring weather

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is monitoring Tropical Depressions 13 and 14 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 announcements for Tropical Storm Cristobal

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus will be closed Monday, June 8, in response to Tropical Storm Cristobal. 

  • In-person classes will not be held. Remote and online classes will be held.
  • Campus offices will be closed. Only essential personnel performing weather-related tasks should report to campus. 
  • Employees who are working remotely should continue to do so. 

Phase one of the University’s Ragin’ Cajun Resiliency Plan was to begin on Monday, but will now start on Tuesday, June 9.

The University will continue to monitor the storm. For official updates, follow the University’s social media channels and visit the website

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Notice from ULPD

Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

 Crime Alert: Attempted unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling

At approximately 1:48 a.m. on March 2, UL Lafayette Police received a call from a resident of Callais Hall at Legacy Park Apartments. The caller stated she was sleeping in her bedroom when someone kicked in the main door of her apartment. The resident is unsure if the person entered the apartment. There are no suspects at this time. If you have any information, contact UL Police Department at (337) 482-6447.

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 https://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 https://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app.

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Notice from ULPD

Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Aggravated Burglary
At approximately 10 p.m. on Feb. 19, four students were robbed at gunpoint in Bonin Hall by two individuals who had challenged them to play video games for money. The robbery occurred upon arrival at one of the students’ rooms. The persons of interest are described as black males; one wearing a dark hoodie with red pants and the other a dark hoodie and dark pants. If you have any information, contact UL Police Department at (337) 482-6447.

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 will reopen Monday, July 15

Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, July 15. Employees unable to return to work should contact their supervisors. Students unable to attend class will need to make arrangements with their instructors or email deanofstudents@louisiana.edu.
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University closed Friday, July 12, 2019

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be closed Friday, July 12, due to the threat of potential flooding in Acadiana from Tropical Storm Barry. All Friday classes are cancelled. Participants of activities scheduled on campus, including athletic and academic summer camps, will be contacted directly by their event coordinators.

All campus buildings will be closed, including Bourgeois Hall, the Child Development Center, Dupré Library, and the Student Union (except for Cypress Lake Dining Hall during dining hours).

As always, our highest priority is the safety and security of the UL Lafayette community and our Acadiana family. We encourage everyone to prepare their properties and stay indoors during severe weather.

We are monitoring the storm. For updates and emergency information, visit the University’s website, and check your University email account, text messages, and official University social media accounts. If you have not signed up for the University’s Emergency Notification System, please do so on ULink.

UL Lafayette expects to re-open and resume classes on Monday, July 15.

Students

UL Lafayette students who live in campus residence halls should remain there during the storm.

Cypress Lake Dining Room in the Student Union will operate during its regular hours. Should there be a change, UL Lafayette will instruct students via email and the Housing portal. Questions can be directed to residence assistants. The University will ensure that students in residence halls have access to meals.

Students remaining on campus are encouraged to park their vehicles in the Girard Park Circle and Taft Street parking garages beginning today. All levels of the garages are available for parking at no charge this weekend. Students must move their vehicles before 7 a.m. on Monday, July 15.

The ACT scheduled to be administered on campus Saturday has been canceled. UL Lafayette will work with ACT and test-takers to reschedule for a later date. Students with questions about the test can contact ACT directly or log into their ACT Student Services Account.

Employees

Employees should not report to campus on Friday. Essential personnel should check with their supervisors to find out if they are needed on Friday or over the weekend.

Though campus is closed Friday, business will continue as usual today.

Researchers

Faculty and students who rely on refrigeration or have specific power needs related to their research projects should prepare for potential power outages during the storm. Contact the Office of Facilities management at 482-6440 as soon as possible if you have any concerns about your research and need assistance.

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Notice from ULPD

Notice to the Campus Community from University Police
Crime Alert: Shooting

At approximately 2:38 a.m., Lafayette City Police responded to a shooting at Cajundome Blvd. and Reinhardt Dr. There were three individuals inside a vehicle, two of which were shot. The subjects drove themselves to a nearby hospital. The suspect was identified only as male. The Lafayette Police Department is investigating the incident.

If you have any information, please contact the Lafayette Police Department at 337-291-8600.

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 will open at noon on Jan. 18

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will open at noon tomorrow. Classes that begin at noon or later will be held as scheduled. Bus service will begin at 11 a.m.

Spring 2018 registration will be extended through Jan. 22. Students can add and drop classes online until Monday at midnight.

The Student Union dining hall will be open for breakfast from 7-9 a.m. and will operate its usual hours after 11 a.m. Starbucks in the Student Union will open from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m. McAlister’s, Sidelines, Cafe Fleur de Lis, Ragin’ Cajuns Food Court, and Jazzman’s will open at noon and close at their usual times.

Students who are not able to travel to classes should contact their professors to discuss their situations. If a student needs further assistance, he or she can contact the Dean of Students Office at deanofstudents@louisiana.edu or 337-482-6276.

Faculty and staff members who are unable to travel to work should contact their immediate supervisors.

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