UMW to Close at 3 p.m. Today

Due to the potential severity of tonight’s weather, the University of Mary Washington will close today, Monday, February 16 at 3 p.m. on the Fredericksburg, Stafford and Dahlgren campuses. All classes and events are canceled, including evening classes. Retail locations on the Fredericksburg campus will close at 8 p.m. tonight. Please monitor the University’s homepage for […]

Great Lives Lecture Canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 17

The Great Lives lecture on Al Capone by Jonathan Eig, originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 17, has been canceled due to inclement weather predicted for the greater Fredericksburg area.  UMW’s Office of Events and Conferencing is working to reschedule the talk for a later date, which will be announced as information is available.  Questions may […]

Fredericksburg and Stafford Campuses Opening at 10:30 a.m.; Dahlgren Campus Open

Due to adverse weather conditions on Tuesday, January 27, the University will have a delayed opening on the Fredericksburg and Stafford campuses. Administrative offices will open at 10:30 a.m. and classes will begin at 10:30 a.m. All classes before 10:30 a.m. are canceled. The Dahlgren campus will open at its regularly scheduled time.

All Clear Notification from UMW Police

This is an all-clear notification. The suspect in question is no longer on the Fredericksburg campus. Message posted at 5:20 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 ========== In accordance with the federal Clery Act, this notice is being sent as a timely warning from the University of Mary Washington Police Department: Please be alert for a […]

UMW to Conduct Test of Emergency Alert Networks at 10:16 a.m. Today

The University will conduct quarterly testing of UMW Emergency Alert Network (EAN’s) today, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:16 a.m. on the Fredericksburg and Stafford campuses. The test is in conjunction with in the second annual Great SouthEast ShakeOut, a multi-state simultaneous earthquake drill. This will include the Area Warning System outside speakers, the Alertus Desktop […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4:57 P.M.

The National Weather Service  has issued a severe thunderstorm warning effective until 4:57 p.m. for Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania and Culpeper counties. This is a dangerous storm. If you are in its path, prepare immediately for damaging wind gusts, large hail and  lightning. Move indoors to a sturdy building and stay away from windows.  

Police Emergency Near Stafford Campus Resolved

A shooting reported today, Tuesday, June 17, near the University’s Stafford campus has been resolved by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office. After investigating the incident, which occurred at 6:15 p.m., police have identified all individuals involved. No one else is being sought in the case. Although the incident has been resolved, for peace of mind, […]

Police Emergency Near UMW Stafford Campus

A shooting reportedly has occurred at 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, at U.S. 17 and University Boulevard in Stafford County near the University’s Stafford campus. The suspect is described as a black male with a goatee-type beard and wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. No UMW students are believed to be involved. Please report […]

UMW Closed on Monday, May 26

The university will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. All administrative offices will be closed and classes will not be in session. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 27.

Events in Celebration of the Life of Robert (Bob) Ericson

The following message is from the Office of Student Affairs: The University community will gather this week to celebrate the life of one of its own, Robert “Bob” Ericson, a senior environmental science, from Fairfax, Virginia. The following events have been planned: Wednesday, April 23, 4 p.m.   A Colorful Remembrance, Ball Circle As a […]