UVI uses several systems to keep members of the University community informed during emergency situations.

  • Telephone Hotlines: 
    • St. Thomas: (340) 693-1016
    • St. Croix: (340) 692-4168

UVI Monitors the Aftermath of
Tropical Storm Erika

The University of the Virgin Islands will be closed on Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28. All essential employees, including Physical Plant employees, should report to work at their usual reporting time until further notice.  UVI classes may resume on Saturday, August 29.  UVI is expected to reopen on Monday, August 31.  Additional information . . . 

VITEMA Updates:

  • The National Hurricane Center has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for the US Virgin Islands as of 11 a.m. today. Erika is no longer threatening the territory, however, rough sea conditions remain.

Click for information from the National Hurricane Center. 

UVI Campus Security Telephone Numbers:

  • St. Croix: on campus call extension 4444    |    off campus call (340) 692-4155
  • St. Thomas: on campus call extension 1530    |    off campus call (340) 693-1530
  • Virgin Islands Emergency Services: 911

Hurricane Season Information

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and ends November 30. 

Students, faculty and staff should monitor radio broadcasts, UVI's emergency hotlines and social media for updates when emergency conditions threaten the campuses. See links to current weather information at right.

Popular Hurricane Season Links

National Hurricane Center

Weather Underground

Weather Channel

Intellicast - St. Croix

Intellicast - St. Thomas

UVI Hurricane Preparedness Manual
Detailed information on UVI emergency and hurricane preparedness plans.

VITEMA Updates
Hurricane season and other emergency updates are also available from the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency – VITEMA.