The Spring Semester could bring inclement weather for which your student will need to be prepared. For the most up-to-date online information on inclement weather that may affect class cancellations and school closings, visit VCU Alerts. The university will also post urgent messages and alerts concerning weather on the main VCU website.
Text Message Alerts
If you have not already, you can also sign up to receive VCU Alert text messages to your phone or mobile device. Parents and community members may sign up for VCU’s text message alert system to receive information about campus emergencies and cancellations due to inclement weather.
Connect with VCU on Social Media
You can also receive updated alert information via social media:
Winter Storm Preparedness Tips
It is best to be prepared for inclement weather before it hits. Please share the following tips with your student so they aren’t caught off-guard when winter weather hits:
Inclement Weather FAQs
Get answers to frequently asked questions regarding inclement weather on the VCU Alert FAQ page. Visit the National Weather Service for more information on how to stay safe during a weather emergency. For more information and resources on inclement weather at VCU, visit the VCU Alert resource page.