Crisis communications

During an emergency or severe weather event, the UAF crisis communications team works with response agencies and the UAF incident management team to provide the public and campus community with timely information. The two main sources for ongoing and updated information during a crisis:

Information is also provided via telephone calls, text messages, loudspeaker and beacon announcements, email, social media, verbal updates and computer pop-up messages.


To update your alert notification information:

Students and employees

Visit UAF on Alert to "update your information." You will be prompted to log into UA online. Verify your contact information. Make sure you enter a cell phone number in the correct field to receive text messages about emergencies and extreme weather affecting campus.

Members of the public

Sign up for emergency alerts from UAF. Visit and click on the "members of the public" link.