The University of the Virgin Islands will remain open today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, and continues to monitor storm conditions associated with Tropical Storm Philippe. UVI students and employees are urged to be careful as they traverse to and from the campuses due to the heavy downpours. The University community will be updated as needed. 

The UVI community is asked to follow the emergency response plan regarding preparedness activities as necessary.  Visit to find information on steps to prepare for inclement weather on UVI’s Emergency Preparedness webpage. 

Students and Employees are encouraged to register for Bucs Alert through the MyCampus Portal and sign up for VITEMA Alerts through . 

The UVI community is asked to monitor UVI communications. Status updates will be available on the homepage of the UVI website, and on social media:, and 

Call our hotlines for campus updates at (340) 693-1016 for St. Thomas and (340) 692-4168 for St. Croix.  

Contact the Public Relations Office at (340) 693-1057 or at with any questions.