UAF on Alert

ALERTS  

UAF is conducting an emergency notification test

Updated 9/29/16, 1:05 p.m.

This is a test of the emergency communication system on the Fairbanks campus. If this had been a real emergency, you would receive specific safety instructions about what to do. In a real emergency, the most current information would be on this website.

 Please note the location and time you received communications by phone, text message, desktop alert, loudspeaker or in person, and then take the follow-up survey, http://bit.ly/uaftest9-2016The results will help us ensure that, in a real emergency, you receive the information you need.




UAF on ALERT
This website will offer access to current information about emergencies at UAF. During an emergency or crisis, information may be provided in several ways:
  • Text messages to your cell phone via Rave Mobile Safety. 
  • Alertus computer desktop message
  • Alertus emergency alert beacons
  • Loudspeakers
  • Email 
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/uafairbanks
  • Twitter: www.twitter.com/uafairbanks
  • UAF's online emergency information site: uafalert.alaska.edu
  • Local news radio and/or television broadcasts
  • Telephone text and voice messages
  • Verbal updates from building coordinators
  • UAF recorded hotline at 907-474-7UAF (7823)

Campus closures

  • View the UAF policy on emergency campus closures here.

Media inquiries

  • Refer reporters to UAF public affairs staff or designated spokesperson for information in an emergency:
    • Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, 907-474-7902 or mlgrimes@alaska.edu.
    • UAF University Relations, 907-474-6281.


Safety Seconds

Seconds count. Take a few seconds to review the Emergency Response Guide. It's information that could save your life.

In addition, the following resources offer specific safety information:

Unsafe condition, accident or injury reporting

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.  DO NOT COMPLETE THIS REPORT AT THIS TIME.

Online Incident Reporting button

You can report any of the following incidents:

  • UA Employee Injuries
  • Non-Employee Injuries (Including Students)
  • Unsafe Conditions
  • Damaged Property
  • Damaged Vehicles

Employees and students
Update your information.


Students and employees can click this button to visit UAOnline and update their information. Please make sure you enter a cell phone number in the correct field to receive text messages about emergencies and extreme weather affecting campus.

Parents and members of the public can also receive emergency alerts from the university by clicking here to enroll. Residents of the Fairbanks North Star Borough will also have the option to customize their borough Smart911 information.

Questions about the university's alert notification system? Visit this page for FAQs about the Rave system and alerts.


Various local public safety agencies also share emergency information via Nixle. To sign up to receive real-time emergency alerts, important advisories, community updates and traffic information via the web, e-mail or text to your cell phone visit http://local.nixle.com/register/