Lake-Sumter State College is actively monitoring information and reports regarding Hurricane Irma. The College is coordinating with state and local emergency management officials to prepare for the possibility of impacts from Irma.

At this time, no decision has been made regarding closing Lake-Sumter State College. We will provide regular updates through email, social media and as we have additional information.

If a decision to close the College is made, an announcement will be made through the LSSC Alert system. All faculty, staff and students are automatically enrolled in this system. To update your notification preferences, please visit and click on Hurricane Irma Updates for information on accessing your profile. Community members can sign up to receive alerts at the same location.

We do encourage you to sign up for emergency notifications from County Emergency Management officials. You can receive alerts from Lake County by signing up for AlertLake at and from Sumter County by signing up for CodeRed at We also recommend that you begin preparing and enacting your own emergency plan; important tips are available at