News alert: UB orders students and staff to evacuate campus by Saturday: Buses to transport students to Sacred Heart University.

Leslie Geary

University of Bridgeport students and faculty living on University property in the South End of Bridgeport have been ordered to evacuate campus by Saturday in the wake of Hurricane Irene, and all weekend and Monday classes have been canceled.

Weekend classes also have been canceled at all UB campuses, including Waterbury and Stamford.

Other updates include:

  • Move-In Day for returning students has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 30.
  • Chiropractic, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Physician Assistant, Nutrition, IDEAL and School of Education classes will resume or begin classes on Tuesday, August 30, using the regular Wednesday class schedule.
  • The First Day of Classes has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 31, following the Wednesday class schedule.


Students who have not made arrangements to stay elsewhere will be bused to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, where emergency shelter is being prov