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

Normal operations resume Friday, Feb. 15


UW Bothell will resume normal operations on Friday, Feb. 15. There are some areas of campus closed including the ARC, Bookstore, Food for Thought and North Creek Events Center. Campus Way NE at 180th is also closed; the north and south parking garages are open. Husky Hall is open. Please obey barricades on campus. PLEASE READ MORE ...

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Monitoring conditions overnight

UW Bothell leadership is monitoring conditions on campus and will announce a decision about Friday campus operations by 5 a.m. There are still concerns about ice on campus rooftops. With falling rain and temperatures not expected to dip below freezing, we are hopeful conditions will allow us to resume operations.

Please check www.uwb.edu/emergency for updates.


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Winter weather & classwork: A note from the vice chancellor


By now, the relief of having the extra time that a few snow days have provided has perhaps turned to anxiousness as you consider how you and faculty will make up lost class time.  Chancellor Wolf Yeigh has asked faculty to make plans to make up lost class time and to be flexible with students to make up assignments. 

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Suspended operations Feb. 14


UW Bothell (all locations) will suspend operations on Thursday, Feb. 14. There are still large amounts of snow and ice on campus roofs. As temperatures warm in the middle of the day, these deposits will fall as large sheets of ice, posing serious risk.

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UPDATE: Suspended operations Feb. 13


(Posted: 7:24 pm. This is an update to an earlier post)

After reassessing regional and campus conditions, UW Bothell  suspends operations Wed., Feb. 13. No classes.

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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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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

If the campus is closed the library is closed. However, 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.


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:

Power Outages

In the event of a sustained power outage, our back-up website is www.uwbalert.com

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.