Finding Out About Emergencies

Official Emergency Communication Channels

Website: The UAA website at is updated. Detailed information about emergencies is posted on the Green & Gold News site at

UAAlerts: The Incident Management Team uses text messages, emails and phone calls to get emergency alert information to students and employees.  Contact information is automatically uploaded from the university's Banner system.  Please log-in to add your text and cell phone information for crisis alerts at

Email: The Incident Management Team sends emergency notices and information to UAA email accounts from the email address.

Phone: In the event of an emergency, UAA telephones act as speakers to broadcast emergency announcements. Call (907) 786-1800 for emergency information.

Radio/Television: UAA notifies all major broadcast outlets of closures as rapidly as possible. Faculty and staff should be aware that not all outlets have 24-hour phone numbers, and that UAA cannot control the content of broadcasts. We make every attempt to notify broadcast outlets by 6 a.m. for day classes and by 4 p.m. for evening classes. To help expedite notification of broadcast outlets and to speed campus notification, please do not personally call University Police or University Advancement. Check your email and check the website for accurate information.

Unofficial Communication Channels

Facebook iconFacebook: Become of fan of the UAA Anchorage Facebook page to receive Facebook updates. You should be able to view this page without an account. If you have a Facebook account, you should receive update notices.


Twitter iconTwitter: Follow UAA_Alert on Twitter, or visit our Twitter feed at You do not need a Twitter account to view this page.