UT Austin Closed for the Day; Campus to Reopen at 5 p.m.

Feb. 7, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to winter weather and continued threat of hazardous road conditions, The University of Texas at Austin will close for the day on Friday, February 7, 2014. Road conditions are expected to improve with an increase in temperatures this afternoon; therefore, the university will resume normal operations at 5 p.m. for evening classes and activities.

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

Those classes that are scheduled to already be under way at 5 p.m. will be cancelled or have a delayed start time. Students should follow faculty instructions with regard to those class start times.

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.