About this site

The campus alerts website is the official news outlet of the University of Wisconsin-Madison for communications about campus emergencies and other situations that impact campus operations. The site is jointly managed by UWPD and University Communications.

In the event of a disaster, emergency or or other impact to campus operations, this website will contain regularly updated news, instructions and information.

Report an emergency

For immediate assistance: Call 911

Stay informed

Non-emergency: For specific questions regarding your personal safety and security, send an email to uwpolice@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu. Or call UWPD non-emergency line, (608) 264-COPS or (608) 264-2677.

Sign up for WiscAlerts: WiscAlerts is UW–Madison’s emergency notification system. Sign up to get text, email and phone notifications in case of an emergency on campus.