Classes at some TROY locations cancelled due to Michael

October 9, 2018

Troy University has cancelled classes at the Troy and Dothan campuses as well as locations in Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and Pensacola, Florida,  beginning 5 p.m. Tuesday evening and through Wednesday due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Michael.

The move comes in an effort to promote the safety of TROY students, faculty and staff during the hurricane event.

Final exams that were previously scheduled for Wednesday at the Dothan Campus have been moved to Friday at the same times and locations.

Pending weather and damage from the storm, classes are set to resume at normal times Thursday morning.

For continuing updates on TROY’s response to Hurricane Michael, visit

The following statement went to all Troy Campus students, faculty and staff:

Recent forecasts indicate that severe conditions related to Hurricane Michael may impact the Troy Campus on Wednesday. The track of the hurricane will affect the conditions on campus.

The safety of the University community is our highest priority; Therefore, Troy Campus classes will be cancelled beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Operations on the Troy Campus are set to resume at their regular times on Thursday morning, pending weather conditions.

Students who live in on-campus residence halls may shelter in place. Campus dining facilities will remain open, and University police and other staff members will be available to support students.

We encourage all students, faculty and staff to monitor weather conditions and be alert for rapidly changing conditions. All students and employees are encouraged to ensure that they have setup their accounts to receive emergency notifications via SMS (text messaging) by visiting and selecting the Login link. Updates will also be posted to the University’s Hurricane Michael resource page:

The following statement went to Montgomery and Phenix City students, faculty and staff:

Montgomery and Phenix Campus officials continue to monitor weather conditions related to Hurricane Michael. Pending further notice, classes on the Montgomery and Phenix City campuses will meet at their regularly scheduled times.

The following statement went to Dothan Campus students, faculty and staff:

“In anticipation of severe weather conditions associated with Hurricane Michael, classes will be cancelled for the Dothan Campus at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Classes are tentatively set to resume Thursday at 8 a.m., pending weather conditions. Final exams scheduled for Wednesday have been moved to Friday at the same times and locations as originally scheduled on the Dothan Campus.”

The following statement went to Florida location students, faculty and staff:

As a result of threatening weather from Hurricane Michael, all TROY Support Centers in the Florida Panhandle (Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and Pensacola) will be closed Wednesday, October 10th.  Classes will be cancelled the evenings of both Tuesday, October 9th and Wednesday, October 10th.  Pending any damages from the storm, all Support Centers will open on Thursday, October 11th.