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University of Tennessee, Knoxville, classes are on schedule for this evening Tuesday, Oct. 26. Classes are not canceled.

A spam message from an unknown source is circulating around the campus community indicating that the university would close today at 5 p.m. Please disregard this message.

There is a severe weather warning in effect for the area this evening. The University of Tennessee will remain open except in the most severe weather conditions. Monitor local forecasts for updated information. Your safety is our primary concern. Per our inclement weather policy, in the event of severe weather when the university remains open, all faculty, administrators and staff are expected to make every reasonable effort to maintain their regular work schedules, but are advised to avoid undue risks in traveling.

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