Classes Cancelled Friday Afternoon
September 11, 2008
5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008
Tyler and surrounding communities are facing potentially dangerous weather beginning early Saturday, Sept. 13. Weather conditions may include 75-mile-per-hour winds and heavy rain.
Dr. Peter Fos, UT Tyler provost and vice president for academic affairs, has cancelled all classes at Tyler, Palestine and Longview starting at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and all day Saturday, Sept. 13. Students are excused from classes but the campus will remain open until 5 p.m. Friday.
Please monitor the Web site (www.uttyler.edu) for information regarding the status of classes on Monday, Sept. 15.
Students are encouraged to leave campus Friday and return to their permanent residences; however, accommodations will be provided for students who cannot, or do not wish to, leave campus. Please contact David Hill in residence life, 903.566.7028,
Updates from the University will be communicated via the Web site (www.uttyler.edu), text messages, email and local radio and television stations.
Parents should contact the UT Tyler Parent Resource Center, 903.566.7050, with questions.