Emergency blog from The University of Washington Bothell

Category: Emergency Blog

Campus advisory 6/12/23 for 1 p.m.

There will be a military honors burial service today at 1 p.m. at the Bothell Pioneer Cemetery located adjacent to campus. The service may include rifle detail and you may hear gunshots near campus. No action is needed. The City of Bothell Parks staff will be at the cemetery during the service. If you have...

June 26, 2023

Campus operations on Dec. 1

The core crisis team has met and based on the current winter weather advisory, the UW Bothell/Cascadia College campus will move classes and operations online until at least 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. The team will reconvene in the morning and will announce by 7 a.m. if the campus will continue with remote operations or resume regular operations after 11 a.m.

November 30, 2022

Suspended operations Dec. 27

Due to snow and ice on campus and in the region, UW Bothell will suspend operations on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. This means all on-campus operations are suspended. Non-essential personnel should plan to work remotely as previously scheduled for the week of Dec. 27-30. All services will continue to be offered online.

December 26, 2021

Winter weather advisory

The UW Bothell Weather Group is monitoring the snowy conditions on and around our campus and throughout the region. Given minimal activities on our campus during the winter break, campus operations remain normal at this time. Please continue to check this emergency blog and our home page at uwb.edu for the latest information.

December 26, 2021

AWS outage

UPDATE Dec. 8. ALL CLEAR. The AWS outage is resolved and services have been restored. Amazon Web Services is experiencing a major outage which is affecting many services on campus, including Canvas and Panopto. The outage also affects our emergency communications. Omnilert (the platform that runs UW Alert) has warned that service interruptions are possible.

December 7, 2021

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.

October 21, 2021

Alert test today

UW Bothell is conducting a test of its emergency communications tools today at noon. Students, faculty and staff will automatically receive emails. Everyone must opt-in to receive text messages on their mobile device. To sign up for text messages via UW Alert, go to https://www.washington.edu/safety/alert/.

September 27, 2021

robbery-assault at CC2 bus stop

UPDATE 3:14 p.m. ALL CLEAR: Bothell Police and Campus Safety have completed their search of campus. A robbery with assault took place at 1:39 p.m. at the north CC2 bus stop. The suspect is a male wearing blue jeans, a blue bandana and a flannel shirt. Bothell Police responded and searched the area. UW Bothell Campus Safety continues to search the campus for the suspect. If you see a person matching that description, call 911.

September 23, 2021