Emergency Information

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Friday, September 29, 2023

Dear LaGuardia Community:  

As you know, in response to today’s significant and ongoing rainfall, both Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams have issued a State of Emergency in New York City and surrounding areas.  

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning throughout the New York City area through Friday night. We are aware of the current conditions and are monitoring them closely. In the meantime, please take note of the following: 

All classes and activities with a start time of 2:15 p.m. or later should take place online: 

  • Professors and students should be in communication for additional information.  

All non-essential employees should consult with their direct supervisors if they prefer to work remotely for the rest of the day. It should be noted, that with additional flash flooding expected through the afternoon, local officials are recommending New Yorkers to consider remaining in place if conditions are too dangerous for travel. The Campus will remain open.

Public Safety and Buildings & Grounds will continue to monitor campus conditions. To report damage related to the storm, please contact the Department of Buildings & Grounds at 718-482-5580. The Department of Public Safety can be contacted at (718) 482-5555.

For additional information related to this afternoon’s travel conditions, please check the NYCEM website.  For additional campus updates, please visit: https://www.laguardia.edu/