UHV cancels classes, closes university

All University of Houston-Victoria classes and events that start after 2:30 p.m. Thursday are canceled, and the university will close at 5 p.m. due to the inclement weather conditions.

Canceled classes and events include all UHV face-to-face, Interactive Television and online classes, and scheduled events in Victoria, Sugar Land and Cinco Ranch. Classes and events also are canceled on Friday. All classes will resume at all locations on Saturday unless a further delay is necessary.

The university will close at 5 p.m. Thursday for the safety of its employees and will re-open at 1 p.m. Friday with limited services available.

Updates regarding UHV will be available at, through the media or by calling the university’s general information phone number at 361-570-4848 or toll free at 877-970-4848.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Paula Cobler