SAINT AUGUSTINE — Flagler College will kick off its new academic year Saturday, Aug. 19, when approximately 700 new first-year students arrive to campus. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
To facilitate students’ move-in process and to ease traffic congestion on Aug. 19, Valencia Street will be open eastbound-only from Sevilla St. to Cordova St. between 6a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. Vehicles traveling on Cordova Street. will not be allowed to turn onto westbound Valencia St. unless authorized by the St. Augustine Police Department. The streets most affected will include Valencia, from Malaga to Cordova Streets; Sevilla, from Carrera to King Streets; Carrera, from Cordova to Riberia Streets; and Malaga, from King to US Highway 1.
In general, traffic congestion should be expected around Granada and Cedar Streets and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue from Aug. 19 to Aug. 22.
Move-in Day marks the start of a week of new student orientation activities that are part of a program called “Building Your Legacy.”