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Miami Dade College To Close Tuesday, August 19 Due To Tropical Storm Fay

Miami Dade College Alert

Miami, August 18, 2008 - Miami Dade College (MDC) closed at 2 p.m., Monday, August 18, 2008, and will remain closed Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Fay. All activities scheduled for this evening and tomorrow have been postponed. The College’s essential employees are asked to immediately consult with their supervisors regarding their schedules if they have not done so already.  

The MDC emergency planning team will continue to monitor the progress of Fay. It is anticipated that the college will reopen Wednesday, August 20.

However, students and employees are asked to regularly check the college’s Website,, or hotline, 305-237-7500, for the very latest information.

MDC Media contacts: Juan Mendieta, MDC director of communications, 305-237-7611,, Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, Tarnell Carroll, 305-237-3359,, or Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,


Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.