Emergency Text Messaging

Public Safety's Location

 The Department of Public Safety is located in the 1313 Columbia Building (CLMB), room 002. Community members have afterhours card swipe access to the main entry doors of the CLMB to connect with Public Safety or call 206.296.5990 24-hours a day 

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts 


Students, Faculty & Staff:

Log in to MySeattleU to verify your contact info is up-to-date in your user profile to receive emergency notifications. Accurate details allow us to reach you quickly in a crisis.

Parents, Friends & Family:

Text "SeattleUalert" to 79516 to opt-in to receive emergency text alerts for the Seattle U area. Stay informed if disaster strikes.

Emergency Message Benefits:

  • Urgent safety instructions sent to your cell phone
  • Vital information when it matters most
  • Helps protect yourself and your community
  • Easy sign-up by text

Sign up now to get alerts for:

  • Fires
  • Severe weather warnings
  • Campus emergencies
  • Local disasters & crises

Be prepared. Take a moment to update or register yourself and share this page widely to get others signed up. Advance warning and information can save lives in an emergency. The more informed we are, the safer we all stay.