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WEATHER UPDATE: Monitoring of Hurricane Hanna (Updated Status)

Provided by DMC College Relations Office
Del Mar College Weather Update (Tropical Storm Hanna)

Updates will be included on this news page in reverse chronological order and time stamped. Check back frequently for the latest update.

Sunday, July 26, 2020
5:30 p.m. (FINAL UPDATE)


Del Mar College sustained minimal property damage as a result of Hurricane Hanna moving through the region over the weekend. All classes will resume Monday, July 27 as scheduled. College operations continue under Return-to-Campus Phase 2 conditions. 

College facilities remain closed to the public with restricted access allowed for approved employees and designated students. 

 

Sunday, July 26, 2020
11:25 a.m.

With the overnight passing of Hurricane Hanna, Del Mar College essential employees are currently working to assess campus conditions. The restoration of electricity and ensuring the campus is safe for return is the top priority for today.

The College  will continue to assess the situation and expects to provide an update regarding campus operations by 5 p.m. today.

Please continue to monitor the College’s website at www.delmar.edu and College social media sites for further updates.

 

 

Friday, July 24, 2020
7 p.m.

Due to hurricane conditions associated with Tropical Storm Hanna, the Del Mar College Crisis Management Team has decided to close all College facilities and cease all operations beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, July 24. All campuses will remain closed through Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26. We will provide an update on these conditions by noon on Sunday. 

We will continue to assess weather developments throughout the weekend. Please continue to monitor the College's website at www.delmar.edu, College social media sites or local news media for further updates. 

As always, we advise everyone to exercise appropriate caution for their personal travel and safety situations through this and all weather events. Please avoid flooded areas and roads – Turn around, don’t drown – and observe beach conditions, including riptides. 

 

Friday, July 24, 2020
10:55 a.m.

The Del Mar College Crisis Management Team met today, Friday, July 24, to assess weather conditions associated with Tropical Storm Hanna. We will continue to assess weather updates and monitor conditions throughout the day and weekend.

Currently, the College is maintaining Return-to-Campus Phase 2 conditions, meaning campuses are closed to the public with limited access for designated employees and students. Online classes and other coursework will continue as scheduled on Monday, July 27. Please continue to monitor the College's website at www.delmar.edu, College social media sites or local news media for further updates.

As always, we advise everyone to exercise appropriate caution for their personal travel and safety situations through this and all weather events. Please avoid flooded areas and roads – Turn around, don’t drown – and observe beach conditions, including riptides.

 

About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.