• UWA closing at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    The University of West Alabama will close at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in response to the threat of severe weather during the afternoon and evening. This closing includes UWA Campus School, Julia Tutwiler Library, University Cinema, Subway, and Starbucks, and all University activities and programs are suspended.

    Young Hall Cafeteria and Grille Works in Gilbert Hall will remain open. Should our area go under a severe weather watch, the Student Union Building (SUB) Fitness Center will remain open until 10 p.m., only as a shelter. The bottom floor of Wallace Hall will be open as an additional shelter, and those with pets should go to Wallace Hall.

    Resident students should follow the emergency relocation plan in place in the event of building evacuations.

    The University community is urged to follow the recommendations set forth in the severe weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service.

    UWA faculty, staff, and students may receive emergency notifications by subscription via UWA Alerts, the University's emergency alert system. To update contact information or to sign up for alerts, visit http://uwaalerts.uwa.edu.

    All parties should closely monitor weather conditions and reports and use judgment before traveling in inclement weather.

    Visit the University Web page at http://www.uwa.edu/weather for updates. Additional updates can be found on UWA's social media outlets. For Public Safety Information, be sure to follow UWA Police on Twitter at @uwapolice.

    The University of West Alabama