Important Weather Related Announcement

Important Weather Related Announcement


The following statement is issued January 17, 2013 at 4:34 p.m.--

Jacksonville State University remains open today and will be open tomorrow according to our regular schedule. Students and employees should monitor road conditions in their areas and make decisions about driving accordingly. Please do not put yourself at risk. If weather conditions worsen JSU will adjust our operating schedule and will broadcast an announcement on our website and social media channels, on local radio and television stations, and through the emergency notification system.

Please note that any weather statements relevant to Jacksonville State University's operations -- including class cancellations/closures -- will be shared on this page and via JSU's Emergency Alert, as well as in the following locations:

  • Via GEM;
  • On the university home page;
  • To area media outlets;
  • Through JSU's social networking presence such as Facebook and Twitter.

Have You Signed Up for E-Alert?

The University Police Department and the Office of Public Relations encourage all students, faculty and staff who are not currently enrolled in the University's Emergency Alert System to register as soon as possible.

The JSU Emergency Alert System is JSU’s emergency mass notification system that is capable of sending thousands of messages within minutes by emailing, text messaging and phone calls. The system will only be used when there is a severe threat to public safety and health of the entire campus that has not been contained or controlled and when immediate action is required.

The JSU Emergency Alert System phone number reflected on your caller I.D. will be (866) 665-4384. Program this number into your phone so you will immediately recognize it as coming from JSU Emergency Alert System.