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College delays opening due to hurricane08/25/2011
Connect-ED emergency contact information. The form is listed as "My Connect-ED Info" on the CamelWeb home page under Featured Sites and Documents. This delay will require some staff to work irregular hours; staff members should check with their supervisors for assignments. Regular office hours resume on Monday, Aug. 29 - this will not change with the weather delay. Please remember to close your office windows and shades on Friday before you leave the campus, and check the emergency information hotline (860-439-5000) on Monday before leaving your home for work. During an emergency, the College will use a variety of communications methods to get information to students, faculty and staff. The redundancies help ensure that everyone has the most up-to-date information possible. Please keep in mind that under certain circumstances, all methods of communication may not be operational. Look for information on email first, then turn to the College's website, Facebook, Twitter and emergency phone messaging system. - EMERGENCY PHONE MESSAGES: 860-439-5000 - FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/connecticutcollege - TWITTER: http://twitter.com/ConnCollege The new schedule is as follows: Thursday, Sept. 1 - Freshmen and transfers arrive on campus/orientation begins Friday, Sept. 2 - Academic advising begins Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 3/4 - Returning students arrive on campus Monday, Sept. 5 - Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 6 - Centennial Convocation UPDATE: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 3:45 p.m.: The new Orientation schedule has been posted here: www.conncoll.edu/offices/deanofstudies/8524.htm. UPDATE: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 9:30 a.m.: The College is still experiencing telelphone problems. Calls coming in from off-campus numbers are not getting through. The problem is related to wide-spread power outages in the region and is not affecting cell phone service. To reach offices or individuals on campus, please use email. The College's Athletic Center is still without power, and the pool and fitness center will be closed until power is restored. UPDATE: Monday, Aug. 29, 4:30 p.m.: The College is experiencing telephone problems related to the power outages off-campus. Phone calls coming in from off-campus numbers are not getting through. Phone calls made from within the College system, from one College extension to another, are working at this time. To reach someone on campus, please use email. UPDATE: Monday, Aug. 29, 9:45 a.m.: Campus crews are working to clear debris and fallen trees and limbs. There is still no power at the Athletic Center or on portions of Williams Street, however the main campus does have power. The College is open regular hours for staff. UPDATE: Sunday, Aug. 28, 3:30 p.m.: Tropical Storm Irene continues to move out of the New London area. Connecticut College has not sustained any structural damage and the majority of the campus has power. There is no power at the Athletic Center, and some portions of Williams Street are without power at this time. Connecticut College will continue to be open for regular hours on Monday, Aug. 29. Weather forecasts are predicting strong winds for the remainder of the day. Students who are on campus are encouraged to remain in the residence houses until conditions improve. UPDATE: Sunday, Aug. 28, 9:30 a.m.: Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm. New London is currently experiencing tropical storm conditions. Connecticut College has had no structural damage and no injuries, and the power remains on at this time. Students who are on campus are strongly encouraged to remain in the residence halls for the remainder of the storm.
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