School Alerts & Closing

When severe weather or other emergency conditions exist, check this page for news of Universal Academy alerts and closings.

In general, Universal Academy will be closed due to weather when

  • Local public school district is closed due to inclement weather only, OR
  • in the opinion of our Academy Superintendent, a weather emergency makes travel to or from school unsafe.

The decision to close school due to a weather emergency will be made by the Superintendent based on road conditions, forecasts, and other safety concerns as reported by weather services, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and the Michigan State Police.

For your convenience, school closing information will be broadcast on TV stations 2 (WJBK), 4 (WDIV), and 7 (WXYZ) and radio station 950-AM (WWJ).

Early Closing

On rare occasion, it might become necessary to close the school early for an emergency such as extreme weather conditions or unsafe conditions at the school. In case of such an emergency, the school will contact each student’s parents or other emergency contact by telephone to pick up their student at school.

Parents: please make sure Universal Academy always has correct, up-to-date emergency contact information for your student.

Safety First

The safety of our students and faculty is always our primary concern, and we encourage parents to exercise their own best judgment in matters of their child’s safety.