Emergency Update

November 12, 2020 – Click Aqui Para Leer en Español

EMERGENCY UPDATE: CAMPUS CLOSURE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13 2020

Leiby Adames-Boom, Vice President of Academic Affairs

All FLORIDA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND DAVE SCHOOL CAMPUSES LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW NOVEMBER 13, 2020 due to an emergency IT Outage for Central and South Florida locations.

EMPLOYEES:

  • All administrative staff and faculty will be working remote, please contact your supervisor for instructions and further details.
  • College employees should not report to campus for work other than those specifically designated to report to the campus

STUDENTS:

  • All College-related and other activities on campus are canceled and classes will continue online as indicated in each course syllabus.
  • Students should not come to campus for classes or other College-related activities.
  • Certification Exams for Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding students scheduled at the campus for Friday, 11/13/2020 will be postponed. Final Exams will be available online via the Canvas platform. Please contact your instructor or Program Director for further instructions.

The new term will begin as scheduled on Monday, November 16, 2020.

For additional questions or concerns, contact your campus Academic Leadership or visit the website, social media or Canvas announcements for further updates. Stay Safe!

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November 11, 2020 – Click Aqui Para Leer en Español

EMERGENCY UPDATE: CAMPUS CLOSURE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12 2020

Leiby Adames-Boom, Vice President of Academic Affairs

All FLORIDA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND DAVE SCHOOL CAMPUSES LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW NOVEMBER 12, 2020 due to an emergency IT Outage for Central and South Florida locations (Cutler Bay, Pembroke Pines, Kissimmee, Orlando, DeLand, and DAVE School) and due to Weather Advisory for the Tampa and Lakeland locations.

EMPLOYEES:

  • All administrative staff and faculty will be working remote, please contact your supervisor for instructions and further details.
  • College employees should not report to campus for work other than those specifically designated to report to the campus

STUDENTS:

  • Online Classes and Assignments remain available, please engage and complete your finals, as classes scheduled to end will close on Thursday, 11/12/2020 at 11:59pm.
  • All College-related and other activities on campus are canceled and classes will continue online as indicated in each course syllabus.
  • Students should not come to campus for classes or other College-related activities
  • Makeup sessions and classes assigned for tomorrow Finals Day will be cancelled. Please check your Canvas announcements or contact your instructor for final exam instructions.
  • Certification Exams for Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding students scheduled at the campus for Thursday, 11/12/2020 and Friday, 11/13/2020 will be postponed. Final Exams will be available online via the Canvas platform. Please contact your instructor or Program Director for further instructions.

The new term will begin as scheduled on Monday, November 16, 2020.

For additional questions or concerns, contact your campus Academic Leadership or visit the website, social media or Canvas announcements for further updates.  Stay Safe and good luck on your finals!

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Hurricane Dorian - September 3 2019

Update 4: Hurricane Dorian, September 3, 2019 at 3:32 p.m.

• The following locations will open and hold classes as scheduled on Wednesday September 4th:

FTC Cuter Bay
FTC Pembroke Pines
FTC Tampa
FTC Lakeland

• The below locations will remain closed on Wednesday September 4th, but will reopen and hold classes as scheduled on Thursday September 5th:

FTC DeLand
FTC Orlando
FTC Kissimmee
DAVE School

Online and blended students will continue to enjoy uninterrupted access to their courses. As such Online academic teams should support students remotely until their campus opens.

 

Update 3: Hurricane Dorian, August 30, 2019 at 6:57 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian now has a forecasted path that would cause possible impact to campus areas into Tuesday September 3rd. In the interest of the safety of our students, staff, and faculty all FTC campus locations, as well as the DAVE school, will remain closed on Tuesday September 3rd. We will continue to evaluate the path and intensity of Hurricane Dorian and provide updates based on that information as it becomes available. The current plan would be to reopen all facilities on Wednesday September 4th.

Classes will have the following make up schedule:

Blended courses that meet Tue/Thur will be made up Monday September 9th
Blended courses that meet Mon/Wed will make up Labor Day on Thursday September 5th.
Clock hour and 4 day a week classes will be made up on Friday September 6th for Labor Day and Friday September 13th for the Tuesday storm closure.

Please ensure that you take proper precautions for the safety of your home and family.

Online and blended students will continue to have uninterrupted access to their courses during this time period.

Please use the below link to get updated information from the National Hurricane Center.

 

Update 2: Hurricane Dorian, August 30, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

The DAVE School is closing at 1:30 pm today Friday, August 30, 2019. Afternoon classes have been canceled to give students and staff time to prepare for the upcoming storm. We plan to provide the next update on Monday, September 2, 2019. Please continue to monitor our website’s Emergency Updates.

 

Update 1: Hurricane Dorian, August 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority at FTC and DAVE. We are monitoring Hurricane Dorian,  but currently, do not anticipate any impact on class schedules at any location. All campuses are closed SAT-MON in observance of Labor Day.

We will assess the situation as it develops. Based on current information, we anticipate normal hours and opening as scheduled on Tuesday, September 3rd. Online and blended students will continue to have uninterrupted access and support through the holiday weekend. Should there be any changes we will send out communications via email, text, social media, and our website.

You can also utilize the included links for important information on storm preparations and updates.

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