UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: BYU-Idaho is experiencing a large-scale power outage. Rocky Mountain Power has isolated the problem, and power will be restored in segments. A specific timeline for power on campus is unknown. Events and services will resume once the situation has been resolved.
In the event that power is not restored, President Gilbert will still be speaking at Grad Night at 7:00 p.m. in the Taylor Chapel.
UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: BYU-Idaho is experiencing a large-scale power outage. Rocky Mountain Power estimates that power will be restored by 6:30 p.m. Events and services will resume once the situation has been resolved. In the event that power is not restored, President Gilbert will still be speaking at Grad Night at 7:00 p.m. in the Taylor Chapel.
BYU-Idaho is experiencing a large-scale power outage. There is currently no estimate on the timeframe for restoration of power. Events and services will resume once the situation has been resolved.
The Testing Center will be open and operating on Wednesday as usual. Classes will also be held as scheduled, with the exception of those in the Smith Building. Classes there are canceled for Wednesday and the building will be closed.
To reiterate, the university will be flexible with and accommodating of the students and employees who have been affected by the flooding. Faculty have been instructed to work with those students who need to focus on recovering from the flood. Similarly, university departments have been asked to appropriately accommodate employees who have been directly impacted by the flooding.
As previously announced, regularly scheduled Wednesday classes will be held tomorrow except in the Smith Building. Classes there will not be held tomorrow and the building will be closed.
While all other classes will be held as usual, the university recognizes the impact this event has had on students and employees. Faculty will be asked to be flexible in accommodating students who are dealing with the effects of the flooding. Also, university departments will accommodate employees who have been directly affected.
The BYU-Idaho Center remains open as a shelter.
The BYU-Idaho campus will re-open tomorrow morning for regularly scheduled Wednesday classes.
However, the Smith Building will be closed and all classes scheduled for tomorrow in that building are canceled. The Smith Building’s status will be assessed during the day, with more information to be announced tomorrow afternoon.
The BYU-Idaho campus is closed due to flooding caused by this evening’s storm. If your apartment is flooded and you need a place to stay, come to the BYU-Idaho Center. The building is secure and has been established as an emergency shelter. Otherwise, if your apartment is safe and you can stay there, please do so.
While the university appreciates student willingness to assist with clean-up efforts on campus, such assistance is not needed at this point. If you can stay in your apartment tonight, please do so.