Power outage

Update: 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

Power was restored. All clear: UW Bothell (including the library) will be open as usual on Friday, Dec. 21.

Update: 12:45

Operations at the University of Washington and Cascadia College campus have been suspended due to a power outage.

Update: 12:35

University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College officials are responding to the power outages on campus.

Posted December 20, 2018 12:34 pm

Threatening emails sent to campus

UPDATE 11:21 a.m.

The University of Washington Police Deparment continues to investigate the email threats, but there is no safety concern. The FBI has also advised that the email is not a credible threat.

UWPD is aware of and investigating threatening emails sent to individuals on campus.

The email appears to be a generic spam email that has been sent to other organizations around the country.

If you receive such an email, notify Campus Safety at 425-352-5222.

Posted December 13, 2018 11:05 am

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: www.uwb.edu
  • UW Bothell’s emergency blog: www.uwb.edu/emergency
    • The blog is updated frequently when an incident on campus occurs.
  • UW Bothell Facebook page: www.facebook.com/uwbothell
  • 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, www.safeandwell.org, 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

Alert test today

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.

Posted August 28, 2018 1:55 pm

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

Usual schedule for the remainder of the day

CORRECTION (5:02 p.m.). The Eastside Leadership Center is not closing early. Classes will take place as usual.

UW Bothell (including the Eastside Leadership Center) and Cascadia College will operate on its usual schedule for the remainder of the day and evening. All classes will be held as scheduled.

Posted February 22, 2018 2:10 pm

Late start: Feb. 22, 2018

Due to inclement weather, UW Bothell and Cascadia College will open late today. The campus opens at 10:30 a.m. and classes begin at 11 a.m. Students, staff and faculty are urged to use discretion in deciding whether to travel to campus and should use extreme caution while on the road.

Faculty, staff and students are asked to stay off campus until 10:30 a.m. The intent of a late opening is to delay travel until road conditions improve. Those who have been designated as essential personnel should check with their supervisor.

We are monitoring weather conditions throughout the day. A decision about late afternoon and evening classes will be issued by 2:30 p.m.

Posted February 22, 2018 4:25 am

Power restored at UWBB

Update 7:15 a.m.

Power has been restored at the Beardslee Building. Operations and classes in the building continue as usual.

Posted November 14, 2017 7:14 am

Beardslee Building closed, classes cancelled

Update: 5:26 p.m.

Classes at the Beardslee Building (19128 112th street) are canceled tonight, due to a continuing power outage. Effective immediately, the building is closed. Classes on the main UW Bothell campus continue as usual.

110th Ave. NE has been closed due to falling branches and debris in the road.

Posted November 13, 2017 4:40 pm