University of Iowa

Emergency Information

HAWK ALERT: Due to the forecast of extreme weather the University of Iowa is cancelling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday through 12 p.m. Thursday for the Iowa City campus. Click for more info.

HAWK ALERT Due to the forecast of extreme weather the University of Iowa is cancelling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday through 12 p.m.Thursday for Iowa City campus

Situation Update(s): 

Due to the forecast of extreme weather the University of Iowa is canceling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday through 12 p.m. Thursday on the Iowa City campus. 

Organizers of non-academic events are responsible for communication about cancellation for their event. In making this decision, refer to the UI Operations Manual (https://opsmanual.uiowa.edu/community-policies/extreme-weather-protocol). We strongly encourage all organizers of non-academic events to cancel given the extreme weather. In all cases we urge students, faculty, and staff to use good judgment and avoid serious risks during these extreme weather conditions.

To reiterate, class cancellations will include:
Tuesday: all evening classes beginning at 5 p.m. or later.
Wednesday: all classes.
Thursday: all morning classes. Classes resume at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

Students with clinical duties should consult with their preceptors or supervising faculty.


Except for classes, as described above, the university will remain open in accordance with the UI Operations Manual (https://opsmanual.uiowa.edu/community-policies/extreme-weather-protocol).

Please continue to visit this page for updates. 

01/28/2019 - 1:15pm

Online Classes

Online classes are not affected by inclement weather and should continue as planned. Faculty are free to work with the students to find an alternative time and method for delivering course content as needed.

NITE RIDE

NITE RIDE Express will be operating free of charge on Tuesday and Wednesday evening due to the extreme weather conditions. To request a ride, visit: (https://niteride.its.uiowa.edu/request/#/). For information on hours and boundaries, visit: https://police.uiowa.edu/about/services/nite-ride

01/28/2019 - 4:52pm