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
The University of Washington Bothell will participate in the Great Washington Shake Out on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m.
UW Bothell and Cascadia College is conducting a required quarterly test of its emergency communications system. In an actual incident, please visit www.uwb.edu/emergency for information.
Is UW Bothell open?
Here are the tools we use to communicate with campus
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.
Sign up for UW Alert today!
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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What Should I Do?
Common emergency scenarios
The kinds of major emergencies or disasters that can impact our university include:
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.