Volusia County

Bethune-Cookman University makes mandatory campus evacuation ahead of TS Ian

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Students at one university will need to make preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Ian.


Bethune-Cookman University will enact a mandatory campus evacuation order to start Monday, Sept. 26 at noon.

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This is meant to protect the safety of its students, faculty and staff, the university said in a social media post.

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Because of Tropical Storm Ian’s uncertain path, a return date for students to return to campus is unknown at this time.

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