UW Bothell Emergency Page

Your official source of campus information

This is the emergency page for the University of Washington Bothell.  During an incident, information will be available here. Cascadia College students, faculty and staff please proceed to the Cascadia College emergency page for campus-specific information.

Current emergency updates

Earthquake drill today


Today is the Great Washington Shakeout. In the event of an earthquake, don't forget to DROP, COVER and HOLD ON. For information during an incident, visit www.uwb.edu/emergency.

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Campus phones outage

There is a telephone outage affecting the campus, including Campus Safety. The campus is unable to receive incoming calls. For life-threatening emergenices, call 911. For routine matters, email them at uwb-safety@uw.edu. Information Technlogy is investigating the outage.

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All clear: Power restored

Posted:  4:08 p.m.

All clear:  Power has been restored to the UW Bothell/Cascadia campus.  All classes will proceed as usual.

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Power outage - some classes canceled


Power out in Cascadia College buildings. UWB holds classes as usual except those in Beardslee Building and CC1. Husky Hall and Beardslee Crossing buildings are closed due to outage.

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Power outage on campus


Puget Sound Energy has reported a power outage north and west of the 405 and 522 freeways. Read more for details.

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Is UW Bothell open?

Here are the tools we use to communicate with campus

Notification Schedule

Suspension decisions should be made prior to the following times, although unanticipated weather or emergency conditions may alter this schedule:

  • 6:00 AM: 
    Early morning classes from 8:00 - 11:00 AM.
  • 9:00 AM: 
    Mid-day classes from 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
  • 2:30 PM: 
    Late afternoon/early evening classes from 4:30 - 8:00 PM.
  • 5-6:00 PM: 
    Late evening classes from 8:00 - 10:00 PM.

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Sign up for UW Alert

The UW Alert system provides current information on campus closures and delays due to inclement weather and emergency situations. Messages are delivered simultaneously to UW Bothell and Cascadia College. Faculty and staff must "opt-in" to this service -- you won't receive messages if you haven't signed up.

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Library back-up site

In the event that the Campus Library website is down, our resourceful librarians have developed an alternate Campus Library website that provides access to all the Library’s resources, including UW Libraries Search and journal article databases, Research & Class Guides and the Chat with a Librarian service. This site is only active when the Campus Library’s main website is down. 

Emergency backup Library website

UW Seattle Emergency Blog. Updates on campus incidents, resources and useful links.


UW Bothell SafeCampus

Report threats, get advice or a safe escort to your car or office.

Report threats:
425-352-SAFE (7233)

Safety escort:

Care Team

A confidential resource for anyone concerned about the well-being of a student. Care Team Page.

UW Seattle Emergency Blog

UW Seattle Emergency Blog. Updates on campus incidents, resources and useful links.