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Weather Advisory    

Updated September 20, 2019


By Division of Marketing and Communications

UPDATE
Sept. 20, 2019, 6:00 a.m.

Based on current forecast information, campus will resume normal operations at 8:00 a.m. today. Broadway and 51st are open, but Harborside remains closed due to flood waters. Current travel conditions are available at drivetexas.org and Houston TranStar.

Officials will continue to monitor weather conditions throughout the day. Updates will be communicated via official university channels.

As always, stay alert and weather aware.

 



UPDATE

Sept. 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

Texas A&M University at Galveston officials are closely monitoring FLASH FLOODING RISK  and the hazardous conditions it may create for the coastal Houston-Galveston region. Officials have elected to take the following actions to protect the safety of our students, faculty and staff:

Campus Closures:
Campus is closed effective at 11AM., Thursday September 19th. All classes, activities and business operations are cancelled with the exception of employees considered essential. Please check with your supervisor to determine if you are essential personnel.

All classes and business operations for Friday, September 20th will resume as normal.

On-Campus Impacts:
Students living on campus are encouraged to stay on campus.
Check dineoncampus.com/tamug for other location hours.

Persons are encouraged not to venture out unless absolutely necessary.

Additional updates regarding travel conditions are available via drivetexas.org and Houston TranStar.

Please continue to monitor www.tamug.edu for additional information and updates from university officials. Information will also be provided via university email, official social media channels and the Sea Aggie Alert system.

Texas A&M University at Galveston administration will continue to monitor and provide updates as new information becomes available.

 


 
UPDATE
Sept. 18, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Texas A&M University at Galveston will resume normal business operations tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 19, at 6 a.m. Officials will continue to monitor developments associated with Tropical Depression Imelda over the next several days.

We remind you to stay weather aware and monitor official communication channels for up-to-date information.



Texas A&M University at Galveston officials are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Imelda and the hazardous conditions it may create for the coastal Houston-Galveston region over the next 2 days. Officials have elected to take the following actions to protect the safety of our students, faculty and staff:

Campus Closures:
Campus is closed effective at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17. All classes, activities and business operations are cancelled with the exception of employees considered essential. Please check with your supervisor to determine if you are essential personnel.

All classes and business operations for Wednesday, Sept. 18 are cancelled with the exception of employees considered essential. Please check with your supervisor to determine if you are essential personnel.

An announcement regarding the status of classes and campus operations for Thursday, Sept. 19 will be made by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to check official campus communications channels for up-to-date information.

On-Campus Impacts:
Students living on campus are encouraged to stay on campus. Campus dining services will be open for brunch at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. Check Dine On Campus for all other locations.

Persons are encouraged not to venture out unless absolutely necessary.

Additional updates regarding travel conditions are available via drivetexas.org and Houston TranStar.

Please continue to monitor www.tamug.edu for additional information and updates from university officials. Information will also be provided via university email, official social media channels and the Sea Aggie Alert system.

Texas A&M University at Galveston administration will continue to monitor and provide updates as new information becomes available.

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Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M’s sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s rare land-, sea-, space-grant mission with nearly $10 million in research expenditures.
 
Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.

If you are interested in supporting this endeavor or research, please contact the Texas A&M University at Galveston Office of Development by email at GiveToSeaAggies@txamfoundation.com or by calling (409) 740-4481.