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Emergency communications at UW Bothell

emergency communications

How will you know if there is an emergency or disruption on campus? From text and email alerts to our internal public address system, UW Bothell has a number of ways to notify the campus community about incidents when they occur. Please take a moment now to sign up for these text and email alerts via UW Alert.

In the event of an emergency, a leadership team convenes quickly to determine the type of message that should be sent. The team includes representatives from UW Bothell Campus Safety, Administration & Planning, Emergency Management, Marketing & Communications, Facilities, and Cascadia College.

Emergencies and closure information on or near campus can be communicated in a number of ways, including:

  • UW Alert (text and email messages)
  • Alertus desktop notification system
  • UW Bothell website:
  • UW Bothell’s emergency blog:
    • The blog is updated frequently when an incident on campus occurs.
  • UW Bothell Facebook page:
  • UW Bothell Twitter (@uwbothell)
  • UW Bothell Advisory email list
  • UW Bothell information line: 425-352-3333
  • FlashAlert (feeds to local TV and radio)
  • UW Bothell campus security can use overhead speakers in UW1, UW2, UW2, LBA, LB1, North Creek, Husky Village (community center), physical plant building, the Conservatory and throughout Cascadia College.
    • Note: There are not overhead speakers in Beardslee Crossing, Husky Hall, UWBB or Truly/Chase houses.

In the event of a significant emergency or disaster The American Red Cross’ Safe and Well website,, may be used to make family and friends aware of your status.

Please verify your UW Alert subscription here. You may sign up for alerts from all three campuses.

Posted October 18, 2018 11:45 am

Great Washington Shake Out Oct. 18


The University of Washington Bothell will participate in the Great Washington Shake Out on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. We'll all stop to practice our Drop, Cover and Hold skills. Expect to hear a PA announcement and receive a message from UW/Cascadia Alert.

If you haven't signed up for UW Alert, sign up here.

Posted October 16, 2018 4:20 pm