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March 9, 2023

UW Alert Seattle

UPDATE at 8:47pm: UWPD continues to investigate the stabbing near Padelford Garage. The victim, who does not appear to affiliated with the UW, is being transported to UW Medical Center – Montlake. No further suspect description has been provided and a suspect has not been located. Please stay vigilant. Any further updates will be provided […]

January 10, 2023

UW Advisory: UW-IT outage affecting log-ins to multiple services resolved

UW-IT has resolved the issue affecting the availability of many UW applications and of the UW Groups service. If you continue to have trouble accessing any UW web applications, you may need to quit and restart your browser to refresh your session.

November 18, 2022

UW Alert Seattle (Shots fired)

A gold Toyota Camry driven by individuals connected to a report of shots fired crashed into a tree near the Center for Urban Horticulture. Two individuals fled eastbound on NE 41st Street and have been seen in backyards around NE 41 Street and 37th Avenue NE. Please remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings. More information will be provided here as it becomes available.

October 27, 2022

UW Alert Seattle: Attempted armed robbery west of campus

UPDATE at 9:02 p.m. Seattle Police investigation is still ongoing and the suspect has not been found. Remain vigilant if in the area. Updates provided here as available. UPDATE at 8:55 p.m. A suspect, possibly armed, entered a business located at the 1400 block of NE 42nd St. around 8:35 p.m. The suspect is described […]

October 20, 2022

TEST of UW Alert system today; info on Great ShakeOut 2022

The UW Alert notification system will be tested on Thursday, Oct. 20, around 9 a.m. Today is also Great ShakeOut 2022, an international earthquake drill. Read more about the drill, including activities in Washington state, here. A test UW Alert message will be sent via email and text, and posted on the UW Alert Twitter feed and Facebook page, […]

August 30, 2022

UW Alert Seattle

UPDATED at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday: The reports of shots fired early Tuesday morning in the area of 18th Ave. NE and NE 50th Street may have come from a cap gun after two men were heard arguing in an alley. Shortly after the reported loud bang, both men were seen walking away from the area […]

June 9, 2022

UW Advisory: T-Mobile regional outage

T-Mobile indicated it has implemented a workaround and callers in the Puget Sound region, including in King and Pierce counties, should be able call and text 9-1-1 for emergencies.

May 25, 2022

UW Alert Seattle: Stabbing in U District

Seattle Police and UWPD continue to investigate stabbing, but the suspect has not been found. Suspect is described as a male, about 5-foot-8, medium build, wearing blue jeans, black hat and a black shirt, riding a bicycle.

April 8, 2022

UW Advisory Seattle

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

March 23, 2022

UW Indoor Alert TEST Friday at 7:30 a.m.

he UW Indoor Alert system is being tested at 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 25.

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