MSU to close Tuesday due to winter weather


February 10, 2014

MSU will close Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, due to winter weather. Severe winter weather conditions in Central and North Mississippi have made driving conditions extremely dangerous. The National Weather Service is predicting significant ice accumulations on the roads and surfaces. Please do not attempt to drive in these conditions except in an emergency. Also, please do not travel to campus. Mississippi State's Tuesday classes, day and evening, are being cancelled for the Starkville campus. Non-essential employees should not report to work. Faculty, staff and students are urged to use caution to ensure personal safety. The university will make an announcement Tuesday at 3 p.m. about the status of the institution for Wednesday. Monitor the MSU website for updates. Monitor local news outlets for changing conditions and advisories. Starkville campus residence halls remain open. Perry Cafeteria will close at 8 p.m. today [Feb. 10]. All campus dining facilities will close at 9 p.m. today [Feb. 10]. Perry Cafeteria will open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. Other dining facilities will be closed, including those in the Colvard Student Union. Mitchell Memorial Library will close at 9 p.m. today [Feb. 10] and remain closed Tuesday. Sanderson Center will close at 9 p.m. today [Feb. 10]. Sanderson will open Tuesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday. Campus dining hours Tuesday are: Perry Cafeteria open 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Other dining facilities will be closed, including those in the Colvard Student Union. Barnes & Noble Bookstore will close at 8 p.m. today [Feb. 10], and be closed on Tuesday. Students are urged to use caution as they move around campus. Sidewalks and outside stairs will be extremely slippery and most likely covered with ice in some areas.

Media inquiries should be directed to Sid Salter, MSU Chief Communications Officer, at 601-507-8004 or ss51@msstate.edu.