One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200

Before A Storm

The National Hurricane Center advises everyone to know hurricane hazards, how they can affect you, and what you can do to prepare. The University has a hurricane preparedness plan in place. If the University is closed, the website and emails will notify students where to get more information. The following links contain information and resources to get ready for a hurricane.

Be Prepared Flyer
Includes lists of emergency supplies and local media outlets.

Hurricane Evacuation Form (for students in University housing)
Notify Residential Life about contact information and evacuation arrangements.

Hurricane Plan for Departments
Contains the section of the University Plan specifically for departments.

Staff Recall List Form
Allows employees to update contact information.

Hurricane Preparation: Computer Protection and Reconnection
Know how to protect your computer before a storm.

Hurricane Preparedness Videos
Shows staff how to prepare departments for storm.

Emergency Level Descriptions
Find out what the difference between a Category 1 and Category 2 storm.

Red Cross – Preparing for a Hurricane
Get hurricane preparedness fast facts.

Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Cone
Track an approaching storm on the National Hurricane Center website.

NOAA Satellite (Gulf of Mexico – AVN Color Infrared Loop)
See satellite image loop of Gulf of Mexico.

Contact Information:
Emergency Response Team
c/o Business Affairs
451 E. Alton Gloor
Brownsville, Texas 78526
Phone: 956-882-8240
Fax: 956-882-3868
Email: Hurricane@utb.edu
For driving directions, click here

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For comments and questions, please contact the Webmaster.