UVI Continues to Monitor Hurricane Jerry

University of the Virgin Islands — St. Thomas Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands continues to monitor all activity associated with Hurricane Jerry. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. advisory, Hurricane Jerry is located at 18.5 north and 59.6 west with maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour. Its present movement is at 16 miles per hour. There are no watches or warnings in effect for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Both campuses are reviewing the emergency response plans and beginning preparedness activities as necessary. 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 www.uvi.edu homepage

The UVI community is asked to 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.

All UVI students and employees are encouraged to sign-up for UVI Bucs Alerts emergency messages, which are 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.

Contact the Public Relations Office at 693-1057 or at pr@uvi.edu if there are any questions.