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Operating Status: Normal

The University is operating under a normal schedule. Some departments have changed how they deliver service for the foreseeable future in response to COVID-19. Many operations modify or suspend service on weekends or during academic breaks. Check individual websites for details.


Emergency Management


About UVA Emergency Management

UVA Emergency Management (UVAEM) facilitates preparedness activities, organizes and coordinates the University’s response and recovery efforts, and maintains mitigation strategies based on the hazards that make us most vulnerable. UVA Emergency Management coordinates the University's preparedness for, response to, recovery from, and mitigation against, emergencies, large and small.  

Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversee and administer the University's AED program
  • Oversee and administer the University's emergency phone program
  • Develop and maintain important plans such as the Critical Incident Managment Plan (CIMP) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
  • Create and help coordinate emergency information to the University community
  • Participate on the University's Security and General Safety Committee
  • Provide emergency preparedness training programs to faculty, staff, and students
  • Lead the implementation of the University's Operations Center in the event of an emergency or other large scale event
  • Lead the emergency planning efforts for major events such as athletic events and other large gatherings
  • Serve as the liasion with various community partners

Committee and Board Representation 

Members of UVA Emergency Managment sit on several committees in the University and the local community. Examples of committees with representation include:

  • UVA Safety and General Security Committee
  • Transportation & Parking Committee
  • Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Local Emergency Prepraredness Committee
  • Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center Board