Augusta University closing at 1 p.m. today, hospital and medical clinics remain open

Due to inclement weather, Augusta University, including The Dental College of Georgia and East Georgia State College-Augusta, will close at 1 p.m. today. AU Medical Center and its clinics will remain open.

University faculty and staff should not report after 1 p.m. Health Sciences Campus shuttles will continue on their normal schedule, road  conditions permitting.

Augusta University Health System operations will continue as normal, and faculty and staff should report as scheduled.

In the interest of safety, employees are reminded to exercise good judgment and caution traveling today.

In the event of severe weather, take immediate shelter into the interior of a building, central stairway, restroom or basement. Stay away from windows and glass doors. Do not use elevators. If you hear a tornado, crouch down and cover your head. For more information on how you can protect yourself, visit

Additional closure updates will be made available at

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