Emergency Notification

Emergency messages are sent as eAlerts via text and e-mail to all students, staff and faculty in advance of or at the time an event occurs on campus. E-mails will go to all persons having an active e-mail address. Texts will go to all persons who have their mobile phone numbers updated in PRISM, the student database used by the UW Colleges. Emergency messages will be sent only by those persons authorized by the Campus Dean. Following is a listing of templates that may be used for this purpose.

The following eAlert message templates are currently available for use in eAlert.

  • Active Shooter On Campus
  • Bomb Threat - Evacuate campus
  • Bomb Threat Over
  • Classes Cancelled
  • Classes Cancelled After A Time
  • Classes Remain Cancelled
  • Classes Resume
  • Delayed Classes
  • Hazardous Chemical Spill
  • Hazardous Chemical Spill All Clear
  • Road/Parking Lot Closing
  • Road/Parking Lot Reopened
  • Suspicious Activity
  • Test Of eAlert System
  • Tornado Warning
  • Tornado Warning Cancelled