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UVI Announces Closure on Sept. 24 as TD Karen Impacts the Territory

UVI Bucs Alert

The University of the Virgin Islands will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Tropical Depression Karen is expected to impact the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday morning.  UVI classes and offices are closed on Tuesday. There is a tropical storm warning in effect for the U.S. Virgin Islands.  

According to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 p.m. advisory, Tropical Depression Karen is located at 15.8 north and 65.7 west with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. Its present movement is at 13 miles per hour.

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

The University community is asked to follow the emergency response plan.  Information on steps to prepare for inclement weather can be found on UVI’s Emergency Preparedness webpage, which can be found on the bottom of the homepage or via this direct link: Emergency Preparedness. 

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

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