Following further assessment of the needed repairs, Fairmont State's campus will remain OPEN on Sunday, Jan. 26. Campus will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan. 27. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. The dining hall will serve meals for the students who live on campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and from 4 to 6 p.m. for dinner. The Ruth Ann Musick Library will be closed.
Some personnel necessary to the operation of the University, including those who work in the Physical Plant, Dining Services, the Falcon Center and Public Safety, are considered essential employees and are expected to report to work.
Students are advised to check Blackboard and Moodle for messages from faculty. Additional emergency or closing announcements will be communicated through the myFairmontState Emergency Notification system, in addition to the Fairmont State web site, social media outlets and media announcements.
The gas leak has been contained. There is no risk for explosion and no concern for campus safety.