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There are no current alerts.
How will I know if there's an alert?
This website will offer access to current information about emergencies at UAF. During an emergency or crisis, information may be provided in several ways:
Alertus emergency alert beacons
Rave Guardian app alerts
Local news radio and/or television broadcasts
Telephone text and voice messages
Verbal updates from building coordinators
For employees and students
Rave system alerts
Students and employees can visit UAOnline to update their information. Please make sure you enter a cell phone number in the correct field to receive text messages about emergencies and extreme weather affecting campus.
Visit the UA Alert Notification System FAQs for more information about the Rave system and alerts.
Rave Guardian personal safety app
The Rave Guardian app allows users to turn their smart phone into a personal safety device. It provides quick access to campus safety resources, one-button 911 access, and a safety timer that allows users to designate friends or family members to virtually walk them home.
To download and install:
Visit the App Store or Google Play.
Search for Rave Guardian.
Download, launch and follow instructions.
Campus and community emergency contacts
IN AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911
Seconds count. Take a few seconds to review the Emergency Response Guide. It's information that could save your life.
In addition, the following resources offer specific safety information:
View the UAF policy on emergency campus closures.
For members of the public
Parents and members of the public can also receive emergency alerts from the university or the City of Fairbanks by signing up with Smart911. Residents of the Fairbanks North Star Borough will also have the option to customize their borough Smart911 information.
For media inquiries
Refer reporters to UAF public affairs staff or designated spokesperson for information in an emergency:
Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, 907-474-7902 or email@example.com.
UAF University Relations, 907-474-6281.