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Old 10-11-2017, 08:10 PM
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Exclamation Northern California Wildfires--Sonoma State U.

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http://news.sonoma.edu/sonoma-county-fires-updates

10/11/17, 2:33 p.m.

Dear SSU Students,

We strongly encourage all students who are still on campus to leave as soon as possible. We are NOT under evacuation at this time, but the weather conditions are changing rapidly. If you have a way to leave campus safely and get to a safe place, please do so now.

If we have to evacuate later, you will have to leave on the official buses. You will NOT be allowed to drive your cars.

Before leaving, CHECK OUT with your CSA so we know where you are.

Classes and University business remain suspended until Monday, October 16, 2017.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer. Please continue to check sonoma.edu for ongoing updates as the situation unfolds.

Please continue to put safety first,

Joyce Lopes, Incident Commander



10/11/17, 12:01 a.m.

Sonoma State is NOT being evacuated at this time, but students who choose to remain on campus should pack a bag to be ready should evacuation be necessary.

We have created a page of Frequently Asked Questions for students and employees. It is available at https://news.sonoma.edu/article/sonoma-complex-fire-faq and will be updated as questions and answers come in.

Many members of the Seawolf community have lost their homes. We are working on creating a donation website to help Sonoma State students, faculty and staff affected by the fires. A link to donate will be provided as soon as possible.

Classes and University business have been cancelled until Monday, October 16. Counseling and Psychological Services will be available for students in Student Center 3020 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m Wednesday-Friday.

Cellular and internet service has been spotty in the area. Santa Rosa’s KSRO radio (1350 AM and 103.5 FM) is broadcasting continuous, up-to-date coverage of the Sonoma County fires.

The situation in Sonoma County remains dynamic, so please continue to put safety first.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer.

Please continue to put safety first,

Joyce Lopes, Incident Commander



10/10/17 7:10 p.m.

Due to fire concerns, effective immediately SSU will not be open for classes or university business until Monday, October 16. We are not evacuating at this time. The Student Center and The Kitchens will remain open with limited service. Students who choose to leave need to check-out with their CSA. All on-campus students should have a bag packed and ready in case of evacuation. Employees should stay off campus unless instructed otherwise.



10/10/17 1:38 p.m.

Classes and University business have been suspended tomorrow (Wednesday, Oct. 11) due to fires in the area. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come in. We will continue to provide updates as available.

10/10/17 12:27 p.m.

We are still NOT under mandatory evacuation at this time and continue to monitor the fires and conditions on campus. A decision regarding opening campus for classes and regular University business tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 11, will go out no later than 3pm today.

10/10/17 10:17 a.m.

There are no new updates at this time. As a reminder, the Student Health Center is open for students until 5 p.m. today.

10/10/17 7:04 a.m.

There is no new update at this time. The next update will be at 10 a.m., or earlier if needed.

Classes and University business remain suspended today (Tuesday, October 10) due to fires in the area.

10/10/17 2:43 a.m.
The Student Center will be open Tuesday, October 10 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Food will be served in The Kitchens 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

All voluntary evacuations for Rohnert Park have been lifted. On-campus residents should remain in their residence unit with windows and doors shut. The next update will be come at 7 a.m. or earlier, if needed.

Classes and University business have been suspended today (Tuesday, October 10) due to fires in the area. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come in.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer.

10/9/17 10:09 p.m.
There is still no mandatory evacuation in place for Sonoma State. All voluntary evacuations for Rohnert Park have been lifted. On-campus residents should remain in their residence unit with windows and doors shut. The Student Center will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday, October 10. The next update will be at 2 a.m. or earlier, if needed.

Classes and University business have been suspended today (Monday, Oct. 9) and tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 10) due to fires in the area. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come in.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer.

10/9/17 8:04 p.m.
At this time, we are closing the voluntary evacuation center in the Student Center for the night. On-campus residents should remain in their residence unit with windows and doors shut. The Student Center will reopen at 7am tomorrow morning. We will continue to update you as available.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer.

10/9/17 5:58 p.m.
Classes and University business have been suspended today (Monday, Oct. 9) and tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 10) due to fires in the area. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come in.

Students who evacuated earlier to the Petaluma KOA campground have returned to campus. The Student Center is open all night to all SSU students as a voluntary evacuation center. Dinner is available in The Kitchens tonight until 7p.m. The Kitchens will reopen for breakfast tomorrow morning from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and will serve dinner from 5-7 p.m. Students who live on campus should reach out to their CSA with any needs they may have.

Due to air quality, we recommend that everyone remain indoors with windows and doors shut. On-campus students are encouraged to remain at their residence or the voluntary student evacuation center in the Student Center.

For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911. Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer.

10/9/17 4:07 p.m.
Due to air quality, it is recommended you remain indoors with windows and doors shut. On-campus students are encouraged to be in their residence or at the voluntary student evacuation center in the Student Center. The voluntary student evacuation center is open to ALL SSU students.

10/9/17 3:58 p.m.
Based on current information, we feel campus is safe at this time and students at KOA will be bussed back to campus.

10/9/17 3:41 p.m.
Students are encouraged to check in with loved ones to let them know that they are ok.

10/9/17 1:10 p.m.
Please do not call University Police unless you need a police officer. For questions or concerns regarding the fires, please call (707) 664-4391 or (707) 664-4390. For emergencies call 911.

10/9/17 10:17 a.m.
Classes and University business have been suspended today (10/09) AND tomorrow (10/10) due to area fires. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come it.

10/9/17 8:51 a.m.
We are monitoring the fire and we are still NOT under mandatory evacuation. This is NOT a public evacuation center.

10/9/17 7:57 a.m.
Due to poor air quality, we recommend students go to the voluntary evacuation center at the Student Center. There are face masks available at the front desk of the Student Center and University Police.

For those who don't want to stay on campus, there is a voluntary evacuation center at KOA Petaluma. If you have a car, drive there. If you need transportation, meet outside of Student Center. KOA Petaluma address: 20 Rainsville Rd. Petaluma, CA.

10/9/17 7:20 a.m.
Classes are suspended for the remainder of the day and employees should not report to work. Employees will be notified by their supervisor if they should come in. We will continue to update you as needed. The SSU Student Health Center is still open.

10/9/17 7:04 a.m.
For those who dont want to stay on campus, there is a voluntary evacuation center at KOA Petaluma. If you have a car, drive there. If you need transportation, meet outside of student center. KOA Petaluma address: 20 Rainsville Rd. Petaluma, CA.

10/9/17 5:39 a.m.
We are still NOT under evacuation at this time. Campus is closed until noon today. Please do not come to campus at this time. We will continue to update you as needed.

10/9/17 4:45 a.m.
Fire in area, we are NOT under evacuation at this time. On-campus students who wish to leave their room, meet at 3rd floor Student Center.

Classes and University business has been suspended up until noon today due to the area fires. We will continue to update you as needed.

Updates will be issued as needed through the Emergency Notification System and through the SSU Facebook page and twitter (@ssu_1961).
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:14 PM
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:36 PM
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Our Harm Prevention team at our headquarters have been on top of ensuring chapters have implemented their crisis plans for all of these hurricanes, the Las Vegas shooting and now the wildfires. It's been a tough fall. Lots of prayers. Lots of donations to various disaster funds.
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Old 10-13-2017, 12:02 AM
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My daughter, a Gamma Phi, is in Santa Rosa. Thus far, she's southwest of the fires and doing okay.

I've been frantic the last three days.
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My daughter, a Gamma Phi, is in Santa Rosa. Thus far, she's southwest of the fires and doing okay.

I've been frantic the last three days.
Glad to hear your daughter is safe.

I have several friends and family in the affected areas and some have been spared while others have not. Right now it's a waiting game.
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