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FGCU Cancels Classes, Closes All Campus Operations Friday through Sunday

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University cancels classes and closes the campus Friday, Saturday and Sunday due to the threat of Tropical Storm Katrina.

Classes scheduled for Thursday will proceed as scheduled.

Cancellations for Friday through Sunday include the main campus and off-site operations at the Cape Coral Center, Charlotte Center, Naples Center and distance learning.

FGCU student housing remains open for the University's residential students.

All FGCU classes and operations resume Monday, August 29. Should weather conditions warrant a change, announcements will be placed on the FGCU Web site at and also made available to local media.

For additional information, media representatives should contact FGCU spokeswoman Susan Evans at (239) 590-1057 or pager 1-888-892-3183.

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