Alert Notification Methods at UVa-Wise

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these methods and make sure to take any notification from Campus Police or College personnel seriously.

#1 – UVa-Wise Emergency Siren – The College has an emergency siren that will sound in the event of a campus emergency.  Please listen to the siren and the following loudspeaker announcement from College Police.

#2 – UVa-Wise Electronic Mail – College email is one of the first places to look for alert notifications and instructions on what to do in the event of an emergency.

#3 – UVa-Wise Emergency Alert System – The emergency alert system is a communication method that we STRONGLY urge all campus community members to use.  PLEASE, sign up online by going online to and logging in with your email username and password (without and filling in the fields as requested.  You can sign up for phone alerts and/or text messaging alerts.  Please note that updates to the emergency alert system take 24-hours to update so please update as soon as possible to insure you get campus emergency alerts.

YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THE EMERGENCY ALERT SERVICE EACH YEAR TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT.   ONCE AGAIN, PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VISIT and login with your email username and password (without to sign up for this important service to our students, faculty and staff.

#4 – UVa-Wise web site – Emergency notifications and additional information will be posted on the UVa-Wise main web site at

NOTE:  Your contact information will NOT be used for any other use than campus emergency notifications (dangerous situations, weather warning events, and text messages will include College closure notifications.

Current Weather

A 20 percent chance of showers before 3pm. Mostly sunny early, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.



Slight Chc Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
Hi 46 °F

Rain/Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Lo 25 °F

Chance Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Hi 28 °F

Mostly Clear
Lo 16 °F

Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for Wise (Virginia).