USM operations to close at noon today

All University of Southern Mississippi operations in Hattiesburg and along the Gulf Coast will close at noon, Tuesday, Feb. 23, as a result of anticipated severe weather conditions this afternoon and evening. Tuesday evening classes are also cancelled. The University will re-open on Wednesday morning as usual.

Non-essential employees are advised to refrain from coming to campus while the University is closed.

The University Police Department will be open. Should non-emergency assistance be required, please call 601.266.4986. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

University officials will continue to monitor weather activity and will communicate through Eagle Alert and other media outlets if an emergency weather situation arises this afternoon or evening. Additional updates, including the availability of food services on the Hattiesburg campus, will be distributed soon.

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