Hurricane information 2024


As we approach June 1st, the commencement of hurricane season, it’s crucial to gear up for potential challenges that may come our way. Here’s a quick rundown to ensure you’re well-prepared:

1. Stay Informed: Keep tabs on weather updates and potential threats in our area. Be familiar with evacuation routes and local emergency procedures. Ensure to be actively checking MAU Alerts Webpage, and our social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook).

In the event of an emergency, the University will notify students, faculty, and staff about any changes in schedules or class cancellations through our MAU Alerts webpage.

To ensure everyone’s safety, it is essential that we have your most up-to-date and accurate personal information on the MAU student portal and should notify the Student Services & Placement department of any changes. Faculty and staff should verify and update their personal information through the Regis Portal.

2. Emergency Kit Essentials: Pack an emergency kit with essentials to last at least 72 hours:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Ample water supply
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Battery-powered radio
  • First aid kit
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Important documents
  • Cash
  • Extra clothing and shoes
  • Multipurpose tools
  • Passport and important documents

For more ways to be prepared please click here.

3. Shelter and Evacuation Plans: Identify safe shelter options and follow evacuation orders promptly. Click here to learn more.

4. Communication Strategy: Establish a communication plan with family and friends, including an out-of-state contact person.

5. Property Protection: Take proactive measures to secure your property from potential damage. Bring your scooters inside, make sure you change your electronics, and have a full tank of gas.

6. Stay Updated: Keep an eye on reliable sources of information for storm developments and emergency services.

Preparedness is key! By taking these steps now, we can ensure safety and minimize the impact of severe weather. Stay tuned for more tips and updates on staying safe during hurricane season.

Stay safe and prepared!