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UVI to Close in Advance of Tropical Storm Dorian - UVI Classes Cancelled

Hurricane Dorian UVI

In preparation for Tropical Storm Dorian, the University of the Virgin Islands is closed and classes are cancelled today, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 until further notice. Essential UVI employees are asked to report in for duty.

Visit UVI Emergency Preparedness page, www.uvi.edufor updates. The UVI community is asked monitor UVI communications. Status updates will be available on the homepage of the UVI website, and on social media: and

Information on steps to prepare for inclement weather can be found on UVI’s Emergency Preparedness webpage via this direct link: Emergency Preparedness.  All UVI students and employees are encouraged to sign-up for UVI Bucs Alerts emergency messages, which is used to share critical information via text messages and e-mail. Participants can simply add their cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses to the “Personal Information” page in UVI’s BanWeb accounts. 

For more information, contact: Public Relations Office at (340) 693-1057 or at