Classes Cancelled September 26 and 27

The Albany State University family is deeply saddened as we mourn the loss of our student, Ms. Yasmine Durham. Our condolences are with Ms. Durham's family and friends as they deal with this tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts.

To allow the campus community initial time to cope with this loss, President Fedrick has cancelled all classes on Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27. Staff offices and Faculty offices will remain open to service students on these days. 

At 6 p.m. on Monday, September 26, a Memorial Service will be held in remembrance of Ms. Durham at the C.W. Grant Student Union Amphitheatre on East campus.

Counseling and other resources are available to ASU faculty, staff and students during this time. The University encourages the campus community to make use of the following resources:  

  • The ASU Counseling Center is staffed by licensed, professional counselors. Services are free and confidential. Anyone in need of this assistance may call ASU Counseling and Accessibility Services at 229-500-2013.  

  • The University partners with META, a teletherapy platform for mental wellness, to provide students with confidential and easy access to mental wellness providers. 

  • Christie Campus Health provides 24/7/365 Support Line, and can be contacted at 833.855.0083 or by visiting ASU’s Wellness Hub webpage. The support line is staffed by licensed clinicians. Counseling services are provided to students at no cost and are completely confidential. 

  • The Georgia Crisis & Access Line (1-800-715-4225) is staffed with professional social workers and counselors 24 hours per day, every day, to assist those with urgent and emergency needs. Please