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SU System announces early closures due to inclement weather forecast for the Baton Rouge area today - Friday, January 6, 2017

As South Louisiana prepares for inclement weather, campuses and offices of the Southern University System (SUS) in Baton Rouge have announced early closures to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff.

Southern University campuses in Baton Rouge and the SU System Office (SU Baton Rouge, SU Ag Center, SU Law Center, and SU Laboratory School) will close at 1 p.m. today.

The Southern University Laboratory School staff will remain at the school until regular dismissal.

The SU Law Center Hooding Ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus, will proceed.

All students, faculty, and staff on these campuses are asked to monitor their University email accounts, the University's social media sites, and local news to get updates and announcements.

Regular updates and announcements regarding any developments related to weather closures will be provided via e-mail, on our website (, and via social, and local media.


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