LSSC to operate virtually on Nov. 12 due to Tropical Storm Eta

Lake-Sumter State College continues to monitor information and reports regarding Tropical Storm (Hurricane) Eta. The College is coordinating with state and local emergency management officials to prepare for the possibility of impacts from TS Eta.

Out of an abundance of caution, Lake-Sumter State College will only operate virtually tomorrow, Nov. 12.

  • All classes will occur as scheduled, but only in an online format. Students should look for communications from their instructor specific to each class. Instructors are asked to have flexibility with students who lose power or internet as a result of the storm.
  • All employees will work remotely on their normal Thursday schedule. Supervisors are asked to have flexibility with employees who lose power or internet as a result of the storm.
  • All academic and student services will remain open virtually. Visit for more information.
  • There will be no access to campus facilities on November 12.

Additional updates will be provided as needed and an update on Friday will be provided by 3:00 pm on Nov. 12.

We will provide regular updates through email, social media and as we have additional information.

We 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 AlertSumter at If you live outside of Lake and Sumter Counties, you can sign up for your county’s emergency alerts through Alert Florida at

We also urge you to begin preparing and enacting your own emergency plan; important tips are available at