HRI and TAMU-CC Campus to Close at Noon on Thursday, Aug. 24 in Preparation for Tropical Depression Harvey

Press Release
TD Harvey

Tropical Depression Harvey is headed toward the Gulf Coast. As the safety of students, faculty and staff is the University's top priority, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi announced the closure and evacuation of the campus, which includes the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, starting at noon Thursday, August 24 through Saturday, August 26.

Resident students must leave by 7 a.m. Thursday, and will receive additional information. Campus will be closed for re-entry starting at noon Thursday. All events scheduled between noon Thursday and Saturday are cancelled. Move-in events are postponed until further notice. Non-essential faculty and staff need to prepare their individual workspaces by noon Thursday. Additional instructions will come from the IT department.

The campus urges students, faculty and staff to use caution in travel plans. HRI and TAMU-CC will continue to monitor the storm and will provide another update Thursday morning. For safety tips and updates, visit