Fort Myers, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2023)—Based on the currently forecasted path of Tropical Storm Idalia, which is expected to continue to strengthen, Rasmussen University has decided to close its Fort Myers campus tomorrow, Tue., Aug. 29. All classes and clinicals will be canceled during this time. Faculty and staff may work remotely if it is safe to do so.
The University plans to reopen the campus on Wed., Aug. 30—pending conditions—and all classes and clinicals will resume at that time.
The University’s administration monitors weather conditions using the National Weather Service and local emergency service agencies in determining a specific course of action during a severe weather event. For status updates, students may call their campus directly or the Personal Support Center at 866-349-4357.
Fort Myers Campus
9160 Forum Corporate Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33905
About Rasmussen University:
Rasmussen University, a university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (www.hlcommission.org), is dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through innovative educational programs. As a pioneer in career-focused education since 1900, the University is defining a new generation of higher education that focuses on competency-based education, technology and transferable skills. Rasmussen offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and in person at 22 campuses around the country. The University is designed to lift and support its students every step of the way, from each student’s first credential to their last. Rasmussen is dedicated to global enrichment, serving the underserved, and meeting the evolving needs of diverse students, communities, and economies. Rasmussen encourages its students, faculty, and staff to strive for academic excellence, community enrichment and service to the public good. Rasmussen is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI). For more information about Rasmussen University, please visit www.rasmussen.edu.
About American Public Education, Inc.:
American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI), through its institutions American Public University System (APUS), Rasmussen University, Hondros College of Nursing and Graduate School USA (GSUSA) provides education that transforms lives, advances careers, and improves communities.