WiscAlert / University Police Department

Web
http://uwpd.wisc.edu/services/wiscalerts/ -- UW Police Site for WiscAlerts
http://go.wisc.edu/wiscalerts -- MyUW Sign-In for WiscAlerts

Email  
help@doit.wisc.edu -- DoIT Help Desk
uwpolice@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu -- UW Police

Phone (608) 264-2677 -- UW Police Non-Emergency

Address
1429 Monroe St.
Madison, WI 53711

WiscAlerts is the name for UW-Madison's emergency notification system. In the event of a campus emergency, students, faculty and staff will receive timely information and updates about a situation and steps you can take to stay safe. To sign up, visit http://go.wisc.edu/wiscalerts

Signing up for WiscAlerts text messages is simple and takes just a few moments. You can enroll by logging into the My UW Portal, navigating to the Services tab and looking for the WiscAlerts logo.

WiscAlerts occur in three different ways:
  • WiscAlerts Email: Mass email which can be sent to all campus users.
  • WiscAlerts -- Phone: Campus Centrex phone users are configured to receive a call with a recorded message providing information.
  • WiscAlerts -- Text: The university text messaging service, designed to reach mobile users who may be away from their computers or offices.
All WiscAlert text messages will arrive from the short code number 67283 or 226787. This service is free, but you will be responsible for normal short messaging service (SMS) charges from your cellular provider.

In the interest of maintaining the speed and accuracy of the message delivery process, WiscAlerts are limited to students, faculty and staff of the UW-Madison community. The Parent and Family Program will send parent notices in the event of a critical campus situation. Parents and families can sign up for the Parent and Family program here: https://parent.wisc.edu/join-the-parent-and-family-program/. Additionally, current WiscAlerts can be seen here: https://alerts.wisc.edu/?hc_location=ufi. You may also follow the WiscAlerts Twitter account at @WiscAlerts.



Keywords:wiscalert wisc alert text message safety police cell phone cellphone   Doc ID:10254
Owner:Information Services Specialist .Group:Campus and Visitor Relations
Created:2009-06-03 19:00 CDTUpdated:2018-09-05 13:51 CDT
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