Alert! Emergency message follows:

Severe Weather - Closure

Due to the threat of extreme winter weather, The University of Texas at Austin will be closed, Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

All classes and events are cancelled. UT shuttle buses will not run.

Only essential personnel, defined by, are asked to report as requested by your supervisor.

Weather is often unpredictable and conditions can change rapidly. The university will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated. 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 (, and by calling the university's emergency information number, 512-232-9999.

Be Safe, Longhorns!

[ Posted: Monday, Jan. 15, 7:25 p.m. ]

Emergency Contacts

  • Emergency Information: 512-232-9999
  • University Police: 911

Essential Campus Messages

Essential Campus Messages, Most Recent First
Jan. 16, 
8:53 a.m.
University Housing and Dining – Weather Closure 1/16   |   All Residence Halls are open and operating as usual. As of 8:45 a.m., a dining venue and convenience store at both Jester and Kinsolving are OPEN. Residence Life Staff are on call. For updates visit:  Posted by: Housing & Food Services
Jan. 15, 
10:34 a.m.
Office of the Dean of Students - Student Emergency Services   |   Student Emergency Services in our office are available, although our office will be closed. Please call BCAL, 512-232-5050, for concerns about students. For absence notification and other requests, please visit  Posted by: Office of the Dean of Students
Jan. 15, 
10:16 a.m.
University Health Services -Weather Closure 1/16   |   University Health Services will be closed Tues., 01/16. If you need assistance please contact the Nurse Advice Line at 512-475-6877. Appts scheduled for Tues. will be cancelled. Please call 512-471-4955 on Wed after 8am to reschedule.   Posted by: University Health Services
Jan. 15, 
9:00 a.m.
Counseling and Mental Health Center closed January 16, 2018   |   The Counseling and Mental Health Center is closed.  All scheduled appointments are cancelled; CMHC staff will work to reschedule.  For help with a crisis, the CMHC Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 512-471-2255.  Posted by: Counseling & Mental Health Center