Emergency Notification
The campus community will be notified about major emergencies in one or more of the following ways:

  • University Emergency Mass Notification System (Security Alert)
    Security alerts are sent to university community members via text message and university email. Contact information is uploaded nightly to our mass notification system.
  • Talk-a-phone Wide-Area Broadcast System
    Seven campus Talk-a-Phone towers will be used to deliver outdoor loudspeaker announcements.
  • Campus Website
    Home page announcement on
  • Campuswide Email or Voice Mail Message
    Sent to campus email addresses and phone extensions.
  • Emergency Info Line
    Recorded message on 253.879.4900

Printable version of the Emergency and Safety Information poster with all the information available in this Quick Guide.