TROPICAL STORM FAY UPDATE: CLASSES HELD AS SCHEDULED MON AUG 18(Bradenton, Fla., August 16, 2008)--Fall term classes will begin as scheduled Monday, Aug., 18, after MCC officials during the weekend reviewed Tropical Storm Fay advisories indicating that the storm poses no immediate threat to the MCC service district.
Officials continue to monitor the storm and will announce any change to the College's schedule or operations on the College's Web site.
In the event that classes are canceled for this storm, students, faculty and staff will receive a phone call and e-mail sent from the College's emergency communications system. Messages also can be sent simultaneously to cell phones, via text messaging and to personal e-mail accounts--IF that contact information has been provided in a secure data base that is used only by MCC for emergency notifications.
Returning and new students especially are encouraged to take this opportunity to provide complete and updated contact information. Easy-to-follow instructions can be found at this link: www.scf.edu/content/PDF/Publications/Directions_For_Updating_Phone_Numbers.pdf or by clicking on www.scf.edu/Emergency.