Polk State is monitoring Subtropical Storm Nicole

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

Polk State College is monitoring Subtropical Storm Nicole and encourages students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to stay connected for updates from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the College.

Polk State will continue to monitor the storm but at this time it is too soon to know of any impacts to College or collegiate high school operations. Updates will be provided on polk.eduFacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Polk State urges everyone to sign up for AlertPolk and monitor messaging from Polk County Emergency ManagementFlorida Division of Emergency Management, and the National Hurricane Center.

College officials also encourage students, faculty, and staff to ensure their contact information in Passport is up to date to receive emergency alerts from Polk State. Students should check under “My Details” and employees should check under “Personal” and “Change Contact Info.” Numbers entered in the “Cellular Number” field in the “Personal Information” section will be used for emergency voice and text messages.

Additionally, individuals are encouraged to review information on the Polk County Emergency Management website regarding emergency preparedness, emergency and special needs shelters, and more.