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Augusta University closes campus early for severe weather

Due to the arrival of severe weather, Augusta University’s campuses will close early today, April 5.

Severe weather is expected with high confidence to arrive this afternoon. In an abundance of caution, the campus has closed, as of 2 p.m. The Augusta area’s primary threat is damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph.

No campus shuttles are running due to spring break. Shuttles servicing the health system will suspend services in the event of a tornado warning.

Augusta University Health System operations will continue as normal.

Update your personal information

Since communication during events of this nature is important, please ensure your contact information is current in the student and employee systems. Also, monitor our social media and local media outlets for information.

Be prepared

Do you have a personal preparedness plan? Being prepared reduces stress and increases your chances of having a positive outcome during emergencies. A few moments of preparation can make a world of difference.

The links below provide good information on disaster preparedness:

Keep checking our alerts page for more information.

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