UW Alert Blog

April 8, 2022

UW Advisory Seattle

UPDATE at 11:55 a.m.: All clear. The issue around dialing 9-1-1 from Seattle campus has been resolved. Campus phones should now be able to reach UWPD when dialing 9-1-1. Please do not test the system. Only call 9-1-1 for a real emergency.

ORIGINAL MESSAGE sent at 9:08 a.m.:

Officials have reported a 9-1-1 issue affecting parts of the Seattle campus. To reach UWPD, please call 206-685-8973.

Typically, 9-1-1 calls from campus buildings go directly to UWPD. However, due to an unknown issue, some calls to 9-1-1 from campus buildings are being routed to Seattle Police Department dispatch, which then need to be transferred to UWPD dispatch. More info will be provided in this post when available.