In March 1982 a flood heavily damaged Walb Student Union and The Fort eating area was closed until November of 1982. Damage was estimated at $221,000. The Classroom-Medical Building had little damage other than some water coming into the instrumental rehearsal room. The pianos were moved to the first floor and some of the instruments were put on concrete blocks temporarily.
See Intercom (April 1982) for an article on relief efforts (p.1+)and Intercom (March 1982) for pullout section on the flood and its impact on the campus.