Grambling State University to close campus Monday in wake of wintry weather forecast

Campus operations, classes expected to resume Tuesday

GRAMBLING, La. – February 12, 2021 – Grambling State University will suspend operations and cancel classes on Monday, February 15, in light of anticipated inclement weather. Classes are expected to resume Tuesday, February 16.

According to the National Weather Service, A mix of rain, freezing rain, and freezing drizzle is expected through the late morning hours today mainly across north Louisiana. Another round of light freezing precipitation will be possible on Saturday night across the same areas. Temperatures will continue to drop each day through early next week with an extended period of sub-freezing temperatures for most of our area late this weekend into the middle of next week. The coldest temperatures ranging from the single digits to the mid-teens will occur on Tuesday morning. Updates will be given on the institution’s Twitter page at

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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.