The University of Calgary uses multiple communication channels to ensure the campus community is informed in the event of an emergency situation.
UC Emergency Alert Communication System
The UC Emergency Alert system uses a number of different communication channels to ensure important messaging can reach students, faculty, and staff during an emergency situation at UCalgary.
UC Emergency Mobile
The UC Emergency app delivers alerts and updates that can save lives and prevent injury.
UC Emergency Desktop
The desktop alert notifies faculty, staff, and students in the event of an emergency on campus.
Security alerts are shared via email to all campus community members with an @ucalgary.ca address and all other subscribers.
Regular updates about campus incidents will be shared on @UCalgary, the main UCalgary Twitter account.
Information regarding emergency situations will be posted on the UCalgary homepage, Campus Security alert page, and the UC emergency alert page.
Physical Bulletin Boards
Security alerts are posted on specific Campus Security bulletin boards throughout campus, when possible.
Mass Notification System
Many buildings are equipped with a mass notification system to alert those on campus about emergencies.