Posted by Philip Poole on 2014-04-29

Due to the threat of severe weather in the Birmingham area, Samford University is closed as of 1 p.m. today (April 29).

Employees and students should take appropriate precautions. Updates will be communicated through official Samford communication outlets, including the university's website, social media, local media, the RAVE emergency alert system and the weather emegency hotline (205-726-4636).


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.