Hurricane Update

Sept. 4, 2019

CF will resume its full schedule of classes, events and business operations on Thursday, Sept. 5. While Marion, Citrus and Levy counties have not been directly impacted by Hurricane Dorian, our hearts are with the residents of the Bahamas as they face the aftermath of this devastating storm.

Sept. 3, 2019

CF will remain closed through Wednesday due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Dorian. Please check back and continue to monitor social media to learn when we will reopen. 

Sept. 2, 2019

CF is continuing to monitor Hurricane Dorian and will make a decision about extended closing by noon Tuesday. Please check back for details.

Aug. 30, 2019

The College of Central Florida will close all campuses for Hurricane Dorian beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday, Sept. 3.

We are carefully monitoring the path of Hurricane Dorian and the possible impact on our community. Your safety is our priority. We will close the college beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday, Sept. 3. This closing is for all sites including Ocala, Citrus, Levy campuses, Hampton Center, Appleton Museum and Vintage Farm, as well as online classes.

We are planning on reopening Wednesday morning for classes and all business operations, but that will depend on the storm. Please continue to monitor our RAVE Alert system, the CF website and social media. We encourage you monitor weather conditions and take safety precautions as advised by local authorities.


Citizen information lines and emergency lines are only activated during an emergency. Visit the emergency website for your county to learn which shelters are open.

College of Central Florida 
Emergency Information Lines352-291-4499 or 1-800-831-9244
Marion County 
Emergency Operations Center 352-369-8100
Sheriff’s Office 352-732-9111
 Citrus County 
Emergency Management  352-746-6555
Citizen Information  352-746-5470 or 352-527-2106 
Sheriff’s Office  352-726-4488
Levy County 
Emergency Management 352-486-5213
Citizen Information352-486-5155 or 352-486-5576
Sheriff’s Office 352-486-5111



  • One gallon of water per person, per day, for three to seven days
  • Three- to seven-day supply of nonperishable food, juices, nonelectric can opener, cooking tools, fuel
  • First aid supplies
  • Prescription drugs
  • Seasonal clothing, rain gear, sturdy shoes
  • Special items for babies and the elderly
  • Toiletries, hygiene items, moist wipes
  • Flashlight, batteries
  • Battery-powered or crank radio, NOAA weather radio
  • Fully charged cell phone, extra battery; traditional corded telephone that doesn’t require electricity
  • Cash, credit cards
  • Important documents in waterproof container
  • Tools
  • Keys
  • Pet supplies
  • Toys, books, games

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