UWF Notice: Monitoring Hurricane Ian
University officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Ian, which is currently a category 1 hurricane heading toward the Gulf of Mexico. All University of West Florida locations remain open at this time. If conditions change, the University will update the campus community.
According to the most recent update from the National Weather Service, Hurricane Ian is forecast to become a major hurricane tonight or early Tuesday before moving into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. Hurricane Ian is forecast to approach the west coast of Florida Wednesday into Thursday. At this time, the Northwest Florida area is not expected to be directly affected.
The University communicates with students, faculty and staff via email, uwf.edu, facebook.com/westfl, twitter.com/uwf and the UWF Mobile Alert text messaging system. To learn more about Mobile Alert, visit uwf.edu/mobilealert.
To ensure you receive future University communications, confirm that your contact information is up-to-date in the University’s communication system, “Mobile Alert.” Log in to my.uwf.edu and search “Mobile Alert” to update and add contact information.
University officials encourage students, faculty and staff to learn more about storm preparedness at uwf.edu/uwfstorm. Weather information is available by tuning into WUWF at 88.1FM or online at wuwf.org.
In the event of an emergency, please contact the UWF Police Department at 850.474.2415.