Emergency Information

Please check the UVA Emergency Information page or call the UVA Hotline at (434) 924-7669 or 243-7669 before making plans. Opt-in for UVA text alerts

NEED HELP? Call 911 or view a list of on-call emergency phone numbers.

Emergency Library Contacts

John Unsworth, Dean of Libraries
(217) 390-2043 (Cell) / (434) 924-7849

Carla Lee, Deputy Librarian
(434) 243-2390

Inclement Weather Policy

Please note that in extreme cases such as blizzard conditions, power outages, high winds, or any other situations in which the Library deems conditions unsafe for employees and/or patrons, libraries may be closed.

If the University closes due to inclement weather, unless otherwise indicated above, Clemons Library will remain open on an abbreviated schedule, but other Library locations will be closed.

  • If classes are in session: Clemons will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • If classes are not in session: Clemons will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Important notes

Darden, Health Sciences, and Law libraries set hours independently. Check their websites and/or call to confirm their inclement weather schedules.

Inclement weather schedules may differ under certain circumstances such as early closures or delayed openings.

Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students provides 24-hour crisis management and incident response services to University students.

Dean on-call (M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm)
(434) 924-7133

University Police Department (after hours)
(434) 924-7166 - request the Dean on-call

Incident Reporting & Safety

Office of Emergency Management

(434) 982-0565

John DeSilva, Director
(434) 924-5097


Housing and Residence Life

(434) 924-3736

On-call Emergency Phone Numbers

Public Safety: University of VA Police Dept.
(434) 924-7166


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