UT Austin to Open at Noon

Feb. 6, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to winter weather, The University of Texas at Austin will open at noon, Friday, February 7, 2014. Normal operations will commence at that time, including evening activities and classes. 

All classes are canceled until noon.

Those classes that are scheduled to already be under way at noon will be cancelled or have a delayed start time. Students should follow faculty instructions with regard to those class start times.

The university asks that supervisors work with employees who have children in school districts that have closed for the day.

Essential personnel, defined by www.policies.utexas.edu/policies/emergency-leave, are asked to report as requested by their supervisors.

Weather is often unpredictable and conditions can change rapidly. Before traveling to campus, please carefully assess your personal safety. If conditions are not safe for you to travel, please stay home. As the situation progresses, updates specific to closure and reopening will be available through local media, the university’s Facebook page and Twitter feed, the emergency web page (www.utexas.edu/emergency), and by calling the university’s general information number, 512-232-9999.

For more information, contact: University Communications, Office of the President, 512 471 3151.