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 

Free Registration in Omnilert 

  • Register Online Now (NOTE! You should receive a "test" message, minutes after enrolling.)
  • OR: Simply text SeattleUAlert to 79516

Omnilert is a text messaging and email service that allows Seattle University to send emergency information instantly to students, faculty, staff, and community members who register.

Seattle University utilizes Omnilert to send time-sensitive emergency communication to students, faculty, staff, and community members who opt-in. By employing a variety of electronic communication tools, such as text messaging, email and desktop alerts, emergency messages can be sent simultaneously to registered campus community members via cell phone, home phone, and internet-connected devices.

Seattle University's Department of Public Safety uses Omnilert to provide official notification of any emergency situation that poses an imminent physical threat to the community. Omnilert may also be used to distribute important non-emergency information such as unexpected campus interruptions or closures.

All information you provide to the site is private and will not be shared. Registration is free; however your cell phone carrier may charge standard text messaging fees.

Please have your cell phone ready, registration takes just a few minutes.