Campus Emergency Alerts

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The key to safety and security is preparedness. 
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

Campus Parking Updates

Campus Parking Updates on Twitter

University Snow Response Plan

Albany Weather Links

UAlbany Alert: Emergency Information

The University at Albany works hard to ensure the safety and security of our campus community. In the event of a campus emergency, official sources of information will be communicated via:

  • The Web: This page will post frequent updates, and the University homepage will feature a UAlbany Alert notification above the social media icons.
  • E-mail Notifications:
    • Email messages will be issued 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 in with your UAlbany email address and password.
  • Social Media: Information will be shared on UAlbany's Facebook and Twitter pages. Follow both for updates. You can also search social media for updates using #UAlbanyAlert.
  • Emergency Information Phone Line: UAlbany's emergency information phone line provides updates in the event of an emergency or weather-related issue. You can access it 24/7 at (518) 442-7669.
  • Text Message, Voicemail or E-Mail Notifications from NY Alert: Recipients must sign up for these notifications and can do so by logging on to MyUAlbany and choosing "SUNY NY-Alert Emergency Contact Info" under Self-Service.