Inclement Weather Information

The University of Mary Washington “Information Hotline” can be accessed 24 hours a day by calling (540) 654-2424. The Hotline, which is maintained by the Office of Media and Public Relations, provides callers with recorded information concerning weather-related campus closings, delays or cancellations of classes or events. Sports information is available through the Athletics Hotline at (540) 654-1UMW (1869).

If weather conditions dictate a change in the university’s schedule, the Vice President for Administration and Finance will make a decision and the Office of Media and Public Relations will post it on the “Information Hotline” by 6 a.m. on the date of the closing or delayed opening. A decision about evening class changes will be made by 3 p.m. on the day in question. allows UMW and other organizations to post inclement weather closings and delays at The information also is posted on the UMW home page, the UMW Facebook page, and the UMW Twitter account.

Notice of weather closings or delays is also provided to the following radio and television stations:


Fredericksburg: WFLS 93.3-FM; WGRQ 95.9-FM; WNTX 1350-AM, WVBX 99.3-FM; WWUZ 96.9-FM; WBQB 101.5-FM; WFVA 1230-AM
Richmond: WRVA 1140-AM; WRVQ 94.5-FM
Northern Virginia: WTOP 1500-AM, 103.5- and 107.7-FM, WAVA 105.1-FM


Richmond: WWBT-TV 12, WTVR-TV 6, WRIC-TV 8
Northern Virginia/DC: WJLA-TV 7/NewsChannel 8, WTTG-FOX 5, WRC-TV 4, WUSA-TV 9

Students and others living outside the Fredericksburg area who have difficulty receiving one of these stations should call the “Information Hotline” at (540) 654-2424.