The Emergency Management Team sent the following message to the campus community Jan. 28, 2022 – Ed.

Dear William & Mary Community –

The National Weather Service is tracking another winter storm off the Atlantic coast expected to impact Virginia Friday night into Saturday morning. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Williamsburg area.

Class schedules will not be impacted.

The university will be closed from 12 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday to allow for snow removal or surface treatment. Only essential personnel and residential students should be on campus. VIMS will communicate directly with their community regarding the Gloucester campus.

To check for other schedule impacts:

William & Mary Athletics – follow TribeAthletics on Twitter and Instagram

Dining Services – follow wmdining on Facebook or Instagram

Campus Recreation – follow WMCampusRec on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or check the WM Wellness app for updates

Other events – check for updates

This storm is forecast to impact most of the east coast this weekend. If you have travel planned, we urge caution and encourage you to use the following resources:

• – for current road conditions across the state. If traveling in areas where there could be inclement weather it is best to have an emergency kit in your car that includes blankets, water and food.
• – for the current National Weather Service forecast

The Emergency Management Team will continue to monitor the storm and conditions. If updates are necessary, we will communicate those through the university’s mass notification system and via local media, as well as the W&M News Facebook and Twitter pages – and

For those not yet signed up for the university’s mass notification system, Rave, you may do so through

Ginger Ambler, EMT Co-Chair
Deb Cheesebro, EMT Co-Chair
William & Mary