Grambling State University to close campus Monday due to potential snow

First day of classes to begin Tuesday, January 12

GRAMBLING, La. – January 8, 2021 – Grambling State University has canceled classes scheduled for Monday, January 11, in light of anticipated inclement weather. Classes are set to begin Tuesday, January 12.

President Rick Gallot announced the closure Friday. The National Weather Service forecast calls for freezing temperatures and snow Sunday night into Monday morning. Updates will be given on the institution’s Twitter page at


About Grambling State University

Grambling State University, located in Grambling, Louisiana, is a historically black university founded in 1901 that combines the academic strengths of a major university with the benefits of a small college. This combination enables students to grow and learn in a serene and positive environment. The 590-acre campus offers 43 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. A member of the University of Louisiana System, Grambling State University has been accredited by 13 accrediting associations and holds accreditations in all programs required by the Louisiana Board of Regents. With a longstanding tradition of excellence, Grambling State University continues to emphasize the value and importance of each student, exemplified by our motto: Where Everybody Is Somebody.