ECU classes to resume Tuesday

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – East Carolina University classes will resume Tuesday, according to a news release sent out by the university.

ECU employees will begin Condition 1 of the UNC-system Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy at 5 p.m. Friday and continue until 5 p.m. Monday.

The university is asking students to delay returning to Grenville until after 12 p.m. on Sunday as some major roads in and around Greenville are expected to be closed due to flooding through Saturday.

Students living off-campus can go to the city of Greenville website ( to determine if their housing has been affected by flood waters and when it will be accessible.

The university said students who have been impacted by flooding and need help finding alternate living arrangements can contact the Dean of Students Office at 252-328-9297. Students who are unable to return to campus due to flooding in other areas of the state may also contact the Dean of Students Office.

ECU has established a call center at 252-737-5100 for students, parents and employees who have non-emergency questions related to Hurricane Matthew. It will be staffed until 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. On Twitter, they ask people use #ECUMatthew with questions.

ECU will open a disaster recovery center to aid affected students and employees, and they will announce details regarding that Monday.

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