School, other closures due to Hurricane Ida

Published: Aug. 27, 2021 at 10:54 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 at 2:09 PM CDT
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(WVUE) - Hurricane Ida is forecast to be a dangerous Category 4 storm when it comes ashore late Sunday. The following universities, colleges and school districts have announced closures in anticipation of the storm.

The following schools are closed Monday, Aug. 30:

  • Jefferson Parish
  • Lafourche Parish
  • Orleans Parish
  • Plaquemines Parish
  • St. Bernard Parish
  • St. Charles Parish
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Terrebonne Parish
  • All Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans


  • Delgado College is closed until Tuesday, Aug. 31.
  • Delta College of Baton Rouge
  • Herzing University in Metairie will be closing all operations this weekend and Monday. They are anticipating to reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 31.
  • The University of Holy Cross has canceled all in-person and remote classes scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28 and Monday, Aug. 30.
  • Loyola University New Orleans is closed through Monday, Aug. 30.
  • UNO has canceled all classes for today that were scheduled for noon or later. Classes for Monday, Aug. 30 are also canceled; essential employed will report to work.
  • Southern University at New Orleans to close at 2 p.m. and re-open Tuesday, August 31, weather permitting.
  • Xavier University will close at 5 p.m. today and remained closed through Tuesday.

Other closures

  • All NORD (New Orleans Recreation District) facilities are closed through Monday, Aug. 30.
  • Artivism Dance Theater is closed Saturday and Sunday
  • North Oaks Urgent Care Clinics in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker are closed from Saturday at 4 p.m. through Monday
  • Ochsner Urgent Cares, clinics and Covid-19 testing and vaccine locations in Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge, the Northshore and Bayou regions are closed through Monday
  • The United States Postal Service has suspended indefinitely mail deliveries and retail operations in the 700, 701 and 703-708 Zip Code areas


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