Atlantic Tropical Cyclones & Disturbances

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UVI Resumes Normal Hours of Operation After Passage of Hurricane Fiona  

Employees & Students to Report to Work & Classes on Monday, Sept. 19 

The University of the Virgin Islands announced today that there was no damage to its facilities following the passage of Hurricane Fiona. Both campuses did experience fallen branches and some impact to trees.  The University will resume normal operations on Monday, Aug. 19.  

When returning to campus, if employees or students experience any challenges, please inform Physical Planton the respective campus so that issues can be investigated and addressed as soon as possible. The number on St. Thomas is (340) 693-1500 and the number on St. Croix is (340) 692-4171.  

The University will continue to monitor the weather andmake announcements as needed. 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 

Call our hotlines for campus updates at(340) 693-1016 for St. Thomas and (340) 692-4168 for St. Croix.  

  The UVI community is asked to follow the emergency response plan.  Visit to find information on steps to prepare for inclement weather on UVI’s Emergency Preparedness webpage. 

Students and Employees are encouraged to register for Bucs Alert through the MyCampus Portalto receive messages to their personal emails and mobile phones and to sign up for VITEMA Alerts through . 

Contact the Public Relations Office at (340) 693-1059 or at with any questions.

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Don’t wait until there is an emergency to sign up to receive critical information via text messages and e-mail. Login into MyCampus and go to the BanWeb section.

Go to the “Personal Information” section and simply add your cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses. This system is used for timely emergency info & notifications. Always be in the know.

Official public notifications are also shared on social media. Follow us on Facebook- ; Twitter and  Instagram 

UVI uses several systems to keep members of the University community informed during emergency situations.

UVI Campus Security Telephone Numbers:

  • St. Croix: on campus call extension 4444    |    off campus call (340) 692-4155
  • St. Thomas: on campus call extension 1530    |    off campus call (340) 693-1530
  • Virgin Islands Emergency Services: 911

Hurricane Season Information

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and ends November 30. 

Students, faculty and staff should monitor radio broadcasts, UVI's emergency hotlines and social media for updates when emergency conditions threaten the campuses. See links to current weather information at right.

Popular Hurricane Season Links

National Hurricane Center

Weather Underground

Weather Channel

Intellicast - St. Croix

Intellicast - St. Thomas

UVI Hurricane Preparedness Manual Detailed information on UVI emergency hurricane preparedness plans.

UVI Emergency Prepardness ManueDetailed information on UVI emergency preparedness plans.

VITEMA Updates
Hurricane season and other emergency updates are also available from the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency – VITEMA.