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Harvey-impacted school districts, colleges reopening dates 

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HOUSTON — In light of Hurricane Harvey, several school districts across the Houston area have closed their doors as a precaution. But as the city enters into the final weeks of this ordeal, administrators have announced the campus and district reopening dates.

For more information about any of these closures, please contact the institution directly.

List of closures and delays for colleges/universities:

  • Houston Community College: 
    • Classes at all HCC campuses will resume on September 11.  In person registration will be from Wednesday, September 6 to Saturday, September 9. Online registration continues.
  • Lee College to be closed from noon Friday through Monday
  • Lone Star College: All Lone Star College locations, except the LSC-Kingwood campus, will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at our regular hours.Lone Star College-Kingwood suffered extensive damages to its facilities due to Hurricane Harvey. Classes will start the week of Sept. 25 at LSC-Atascocita Center and at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) Complex in New Caney. Most courses will be converted to either online or hybrid (combination of online and face-to-face class meetings) classes. Arrangements will be made with our community partners to house our health care occupation programs and courses that require face-to-face interaction.
  • Prairie View A&M University: Closed until Tuesday Sept. 5
  • Remington College Greenspoint and Remington College Webster campuses are closed the entire week of 8/28
  • Sam Houston State University: Closed until Sept. 5
  • Texas A&M Galveston:
    • Classes are cancelled Monday
  • Texas Southern University
    • Essential staff and personnel will return Friday, Aug. 31
    • Normal business operations will resume Monday, Sept. 5
  • Texas Woman’s University: Houston campus remains closed through Tuesday, August 29.
  • University of Houston: 
    • University of Houston (Pearland Campus): Campus will reopen Sept. 5
    • University of Houston-Clear Lake: Classes resume for students Sept. 5
    • University of Houston: Classes resume for students Sept. 5
    • University of Houston (Downtown): Classes resume for students Sept. 5
    • University of Houston (Victoria): Classes resume for students Sept. 11

List of closures and delays for schools/school districts:

  • Alief ISD:  Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 11
  • Aldine ISD: Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Alvin ISD: Both Alvin Independent School District and Alvin Community College will resume Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Angleton ISD: School cancelled until Tuesday, Sept. 5.
  • The Art Institute of Houston: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5.
  • Barbers Hill ISD: Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Baker Ripley School: TBA Sunday afternoon
  • Brazos  ISD: Will resume classes on Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Brazosport Independent School District: Will resume classes on Sept. 11.
  • Channelview ISD: Scheduled to resume classes on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
  • Clear Creek ISD: CCISD will reopen on Monday Sept. 11
  • Cleveland ISD: CISD will reopen Monday, Sept. 4 and students will return to class on Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Columbia-Brazoria ISD: CBISD will attempt to return to normal service on Monday, September 11th, considering that conditions allow.
  • Conroe ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sugar Land: Wil remain closed through Monday, September 4
  • Crosby ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD will reopen for the first day of school on Monday, Sept. 11.
  • Damon ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Danbury ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Dickson ISD: Classes will resume Sept. 11.
  • Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart: Closed through Monday, September 4; classes on Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Fort Bend Independent School District:  All central office and non-campus staff to return Tuesday, Sept. 5. Teachers will return on Monday, Sept. 11. Students will return to class on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
  • Friendswood ISD: Classes scheduled to resume Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • First Academy Baytown: The school will be closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5.
  • Galena Park ISD:  Closed until Sept. 7
  • Galveston Independent School District: Schools will be closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5.
  • Goose Creek ISD: Students return to school on Sept. 11.
  • Harmony Public Schools: TBA
  • Hitchcock ISD: Closed until Sept. 5
  • Houston Independent School District: Classes will resume Monday, Sept. 11.
  • Huffman ISD: Closed all week – resume classes Wednesday, Sept. 6.
  • International Leadership of Texas charter school: School is closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Katy ISD:  Classes to resume Tuesday, Sept. 11
  • All KIPP Houston Public Schools re-open for students Thursday, September 7th (except KIPP Courage which follows Spring Branch ISD schedule)
  • Klein ISD schools reopen for students on Wednesday, Sept. 6 with the exception of Lemm Elementary.
    Lemm students return to school at Klein Cain High School on Thursday, Sept. 7.
  • La Porte ISD: Resume school on Wednesday, Sept. 6
  • Lamar  CISD: Will resume classes on Monday, Sept. 11.
    • All central office staff, auxiliary staff, front office staff and campus administration are scheduled to return to work on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
    • Buildings will be open and available for teachers on a voluntary basis beginning on Thursday, Sept. 7.
  • New Caney ISD: School scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6.
  • Pasadena ISD: Classes will resume Sept. 11.
    • All Bus Routes remain the same except for the following campuses: Lewis CTHS, Meador Elementary, Melillo Middle School, Roberts Middle School, Thompson Intermediate and Dobie High School.
  • Palacios Independent School District: Closed Monday
  • Pearland ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Post Oak School: (both campuses) closed until Tuesday, Sept. 5
  • Pro-Vision Academy: TBA
  • The Purpose Christian Academy: Closed until Sept. 5
  • Sealy ISD: TBA
  • Sheldon ISD: Closed until Tuesday, Sept. 18
  • Spring ISD: has delayed the reopening of its schools to Monday, Sept. 11.
  • Spring Branch ISD: District staff will return to work on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and SBISD students will return to classes on Sept. 11
  • St. Helen Catholic School: TBA
  • Stafford Municipal School District: Students will return on Thursday, Sept. 7
  • Sweeny ISD: School cancelled until Sept. 11
  • Texas City ISD: School closed until Tuesday, Sept. 11
  • Tomball ISD: Campuses will reopen Sept. 5
  • Varnett Public Schools: Closed until Sept. 1
  • Wee School and First Baptist Academy in Baytown: Closed until Sept. 5
  • Wharton ISD: Classes will resume on Monday Sept. 11
  • Yellowstone Academy will reopen for students on Monday, September 11

Other Important Closures:

  • In consideration of some of our most loved residents — the Houston Zoo will also be closed Friday through Sunday.
  • Harris County Public Health WIC clinics and The Harris County Animal Shelter will be closed this weekend due to Hurricane Harvey
  • Lake Friendswood and all other City Parks will be closed Saturday and Sunday. All Parks and Recreation programs on Saturday and Sunday are canceled. A decision about Monday activities and openings will be made on Sunday.
  • Due to the disaster in Houston due to Harvey we have cancelled the Houston Career Fair.   The Houston Career Fair was scheduled for August 30, 2017.   Our next Career Fair in Houston is scheduled for September 20, 2017.
  • Due to wide-spread flooding in the greater Houston and Harris County area, all Harris County courts listed below will remain closed for business through Labor Day:
    • Harris County Felony District Courts
    • Harris County Civil District Courts
    • Harris County Family District Courts
    • Harris County Juvenile District Courts
    • Harris County Criminal Courts at Law
    • Harris County Civil Courts at Law
    • Harris County Justice Courts
    • Harris County Probate Courts

    If you have a case set in district criminal (felony) or county criminal (Class A or B misdemeanor) court during the week of August 28, 2017: All cases originally scheduled for court appearances during the week of August 28, 2017, will automatically be rescheduled to appear in court exactly two weeks after the originally scheduled date and time.  Attorneys may call the applicable court and request a different date if this presents a conflict.

    If you have a case set in another court listed above during the week of August 28, 2017: Please contact your court for a new date and time.

    Jury duty has been cancelled for this week as well. Jurors summoned for duty during the week of August 28, 2017, do not need to appear and do not need to reschedule.

  • The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum will be closed until further notice due to the continued rain, flooding, evacuations and road conditions.

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