Emergency blog from The University of Washington Bothell

Category: Drills

Alert May 6, 10 a.m.: Active Threat DRILL ONLY. Secure in place. We will send an all clear after the drill.

During the drill, stay in your classroom or office and review/discuss how you would respond in a true emergency. 

If you are with people who did not receive a text alert about the drill, encourage them to opt-in to receive UW Alerts to be notified of an incident on campus. 

Other resources to review: 

Posted May 6, 2024 10:07 am

Today is the Great Washington Shakeout


Today is the Great Washington Shakeout earthquake drill. In the event of an earthquake, remember to DROP, COVER AND HOLD ON.

As part of the statewide drill, UW Bothell is conducting a test of all emergency communications tools. In the event of a real emergency, updates will be posted on uwb.edu/emergency or cascadia.edu/services/emergency

Posted October 20, 2022 8:47 am

West Garage Construction Team Emergency Drill This Morning

Notice: Andersen Construction will be conducting an emergency evacuation drill at the West Garage Construction this morning, Friday, February 21st before 10:00am. An air horn will be sounded three times to signal the start of the drill. The entire drill is not expected to exceed more than 10-15 minutes in total time and should be concluded by 10:00am. This drill is only for the crew on the construction site and is not planned to impact normal campus operations.

Questions? Contact Ryan McIrvin

Posted February 21, 2020 9:58 am

Routine testing today

We're conducting routine testing of our emergency communication tools today. We use UW Alert to send email and text messages to the UW Bothell/Cascadia campus in case of emergency. Sign up for UW Alert here. Official information will be posted on www.uwb.edu/emergency.

Posted March 20, 2018 2:11 pm