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Miami Dade College to Close at 2 p.m. Monday, August 18 Due to Tropical Storm Fay

Miami Dade College Alert

Miami, August 18, 2008 - Miami Dade College (MDC) will close at 2 p.m., Monday, August 18, 2008, due to Tropical Storm Fay. All activities scheduled for this evening have been postponed. The MDC administrative workshop scheduled this afternoon has been rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m.

The College’s essential employees are asked to immediately consult with their supervisors regarding their schedules. 

The MDC emergency planning team continues to monitor the progress of Fay. The team will reconvene Monday evening to assess the status of operations Tuesday, and will promptly notify the college community of any changes.

MDC students and employees are asked to continue checking the college’s Website,, or call the MDC Hotline at 305-237-7500 for the very latest information.

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

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.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.
Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.