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

Emergency Notifications/Warnings

The Division of Strategic Communications 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.