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UVI to Close in Advance of Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Potential Tropical Cyclone

In preparation for Potential Tropical Cyclone (PTC) Nine, University of the Virgin Islands’ campuses will close at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Non-essential employees are asked to vacate the campuses at this time.

UVI’s Virtual Orientation for 10 a.m. today will continue; however, the session scheduled for 5 p.m. is postponed.

Visit UVI Emergency Preparedness page, www.uvi.edu, for updates. The UVI community is asked monitor UVI communications. Status updates will be available on the homepage of the UVI website, www.uvi.edu and on social media: www.facebook.com/uvi.edu, twitter.com/uvi_edu and instagram.com/uvi_edu.

UVI will issue a status update at 7:30 a.m. on July 30, 2020.

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 pr@uvi.edu.