Tropical Storm Colin is heading for Central Florida and the university is canceling classes as a precaution.
The UCF Police Department tweeted that campus will close today at 4 p.m.
— UCF Police Dept. (@UCFPolice) June 6, 2016
Students: Classes at all UCF locations that start after 4PM. Monday, June 6, are canceled.
— UCF (@UCF) June 6, 2016
UCFPD also tweeted that the shuttles will be running until 6 p.m.
A UCF Alert was also sent out at around 2:42 p.m. confirming the campus closing and telling evening facilities staff to contact their supervisor.
Governor Rick Scott has declared Florida under a state of emergency.
Tropical Storm Colin is expected to hit the UCF area with severe rain and possible flooding or tornadoes, according to AccuWeather.
— NWS Melbourne (@NWSMelbourne) June 6, 2016
Campus will reopen as normal on Tuesday, according to a UCF Alert email.
Check back on Knight News for updates on Tropical Storm Colin.