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UVI to Reopen Today, Wednesday, Sept. 25, Following the Passage of TS Karen

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The University of the Virgin Islands will reopen today on Wednesday, Sept. 25. UVI classes and offices will operate at their regularly scheduled time.  There are no watches or warnings in effect for the US Virgin Islands.  

Tropical Storm Karen passed the Territory on Tuesday evening. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 5 a.m. advisory, TS Karen was located 20.5 north and 65.2 west with winds of 45 miles per hour and a forward motion of 14 miles per hour.

The UVI community is asked to monitor UVI communications. Status updates will be available on the homepage of the UVI website, , campus hotlines, 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.