The University of Puget Sound is ready and prepared to communicate with members of its community in case of local, regional, national, or international emergency.
The campus community will be notified about major emergencies in one or more of the following ways:
- University Emergency Mass Notification System
Students, faculty, and staff who register for this system can be notified via cell phone, text message, office or residential phone, campus email, and/or personal email. Request registration via email.
- Talk-a-phone Wide-Area Broadcast System
Five campus Talk-a-Phone towers produce outdoor loudspeaker announcements.
- Campus Website
Home page announcement on www.pugetsound.edu.
- Campuswide Email or Voice Mail Message
Sent to campus email addresses and phone extensions.
- Emergency Info Line
Recorded message on 253.879.4900
Our emergency response plans describe procedures to follow during an emergency.
The question and answer section contains information about the university's preparedness planning.
Not sure who to contact with urgent concerns about emergencies? Check the numbers listed on the right.
Help for faculty and staff
Current world events are creating stress and anxiety for most of us. Unum Life Balance has created special resources that offer individualized, thoughtful coping support-articles, resource links and online discussion boards. Unum Life Balance also provides easy access to professional support 24/7; call 800.854.1446 (English), 877.858.2147 (Spanish), or 800.999.3004 (TTY/TDD) or visit their website at www.lifebalance.net (user ID and password are "lifebalance").
- State Department travel warnings
- Homeland security information
- Homeland security preparedness
- Services for U.S. citizens abroad
- Important foreign-travel phone numbers
- State Department tips for safe trips
Local and national news media