Hurricane Season Information

Hurricane Season

June 1 - November 30

As we begin this potentially tumultuous time of year, FSW wants you to be aware and prepared.

FSW has procedures in place to keep its campus community safe. Depending on the anticipated severity of a storm, the college may be required to evacuate its campuses for a hurricane. While this is not a common occurrence, it is imperative that students and employees develop a personal evacuation plan now and be ready to implement that plan if a storm threatens the area. Once an evacuation is ordered, all events and classes will be canceled.

Staying Informed

When a Tropical Storm or Hurricane threatens one of our campuses, FSW will alert our students and employees through local news media sources, College social media accounts (@FSWCollege), and the FSW homepage as well as the Emergency Notification System which includes telephone messages, texts, and email notifications.


The Emergency Notification System uses the contact information you have provided to the college. It will only work if you keep your Personal Emergency Contact Information (PDF) up-to-date.

Take a moment now to update your information.

FSW has a Public Health Resources web page that shares various national and community hyperlinks pertaining to your overall health and safety. Two of those links lead to more detailed information about hurricane preparedness and response. The link that takes you to the National Weather Service page has important videos to help you prepare for a hurricane.

Simple Ways to Stay Informed
  • Check your FSW email regularly.
  • Make sure your information is up-to-date with FSW to receive alerts.
  • Follow FSW on Facebook @FSWCOLLEGE.
  • Follow the National Hurricane Center on Facebook & Twitter @NWSNHC or @NHC_ATLANTIC.

The Campus Police web page has other “Quick Links” that contain other helpful information like: an All Hazards Guide, Tropical Cyclone Preparedness Guide and other various links to weather and storm tracking sites. Any decision to close campuses and/or cancel classes will be made in a timely manner by the Emergency Management Team receiving regular updates from FSW Campus Police as they monitor storm activity.

Lighthouse Commons Residents

In the event that a hurricane may impact our immediate area, resident students will be notified to vacate the campus and those without a place to go will be asked to stay at a nearby shelter. Resident students living at Light House Commons are encouraged to review their Housing Residential Living Guide found on the Housing webpage.

Please review this important information to become as aware and prepared as possible for the upcoming season!

Email: FSW Campus Police

Contact Us

Phone: 239-489-9203

Hours of Operation 24 hours a day / 7 days a week Except Hendry/Glades Curtis Center

Lee Campus

8099 College Parkway Fort Myers, Florida 33919

Building D, Room 101

Charlotte Campus

26300 Airport Road Punta Gorda, Florida 33950

Building N, Room 105

Collier Campus

7505 Grand Lely Drive Naples, Florida 34113

Building A, Room 100

Hendry/Glades Curtis Center

1092 E. Cowboy Way LaBelle, FL 33935

Building A, Room 118