Campus remains closed; convocation Tuesday at Cassell
04/16/2007, Updated 4:45 p.m.
Two shootings on campus today have left 33 dead. Thirty-one, including the gunman, died at Norris Hall; two died at West Ambler Johnston Hall. Fifteen other victims from Norris are being treated at area hospitals.
Counseling assistance for students is available at West Ambler Johnston and McComas halls until 9 p.m. tonight. Students are encouraged to utilize these services.
Counseling for faculty and staff is available in the Bowman Room on the fourth floor of Jamerson Athletic Center, accessible from Jamerson or the Merryman Athletic Facility.
The university will remain closed Tuesday. Essential personnel are to report for work. Classes are canceled.
A public gathering will be held Tuesday at Cassell Coliseum at 2 p.m.
All students are urged to contact their parents as soon as possible to let them know individuals are safe.
Students, faculty, and staff who have any information related to the incidents are encouraged to go to the Blacksburg Police Department to make statements, or call 540-231-TIPP (8477), or 231-6411.
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