NEW ORLEANS - Classes will resume Friday at the University of New Orleans after they were called off Thursday as a power outage at the central power plant shut off air-conditioning to most of the campus.

"The University experienced a main power outage at its central plant this morning," said a statement from the university on Thursday. "As a result, the air conditioning in the majority of on-campus buildings is not working properly."

The school said that classes were cancelled for the remainder of the day Thursday.

"Repairs have been completed," said a statement from the universtiy. "The university will resume classes and regular operations tomorrow (Friday)."