Campus Emergency Alerts

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In the Event of an Emergency

Information will be posted on this page or recorded on the Emergency Information Line: (518) 442-7669

To Report an Emergency
From anywhere on campus, call 911.

University Police Department, including fire emergencies
(518) 442-3131

Environmental Health and Safety
(518) 442-3495

City of Albany Snow Emergency
(518) 476-SNOW

University Snow Response Plan

Albany Weather Links

UAlbany Alert: Emergency Information

The University at Albany takes matters of safety and security seriously. In the event of a campus emergency, official sources of information will be communicated through the following channels:

  • The Web: This emergency information page will post frequent updates. Bookmark it!
  • E-mail Notifications:
    • • In the event of a campus emergency, email messages will be issued from and/or from  This includes class cancellations in the event of inclement weather.
    • • In the event of a weather-related event interrupting campus IT services, UAlbany Mail may be accessible by going to and logging on with your UAlbany email address and password.
  • Social Media: Updated reports will be shared on UAlbany's Facebook and Twitter pages. Follow @UAlbany and @UAlbanyAlert on Twitter for updated information. You can also search Twitter for updates using #UAlbanyAlert.
  • Emergency Information Line: UAlbany's emergency information phone line provides information updates in the event of an emergency or weather-related issue. You can access it 24/7 at (518) 442-7669.
  • SUNY-NY Alert: The SUNY-NY Alert System notifies registered members of the campus community via text message, voicemail or e-mail. You must sign up in order to receive alerts.

The key to safety and security is preparedness. Any concerns should be reported immediately to UPD at (518) 442-3131. Report any environmental safety concerns to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at (518) 442-3495.