To report a campus emergency, call the University Police at 205-348-5454 or 911.

Emergency Notifications/Warnings

The University will notify the campus community in the event of an emergency. Depending on the nature of the incident, some or all of the following methods are used:

1. The University of Alabama website

2. UA Alerts—(telephone, e-mail, and text messaging): To receive UA Alerts, you must provide your contact information within your myBama account.  See UA Alerts for more information.

3. University E-mail (Crimson Email)

4. Television and Radio stations (WVUA 23 television, WVUA radio 90.7 FM, Alabama Public Radio 91.5 FM, and others

5. Indoor Campus PA System: Internal UA emergency alert system deployed in all academic buildings, libraries, and most residence halls

6. Outdoor Warning System: External UA emergency alert system that broadcasts tones and voice messages.  The system is deployed across campus.

7. Tornado Siren (managed by Tuscaloosa Emergency Management Agency)

8. Buses/Transloc  (displays tornado watch/warning information on marquee). Buses do not operate during a tornado warning.

9. NOAA Weather Radio (Available for purchase at the UA Supply Store)

10. Digital Signage

11. VoIP Telephones

12. Desktop Alerts

13. Social Media ( Twitter @UA_Safety)

14. UA Safety App

15. UA Info Radio 92.5 FM

16. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) IPAWS

More information can be found at this link: Emergency Notification Procedures.