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About this site
This website is your resource for up-to-date information about campus alerts, closures and openings during emergencies or unfavorable weather situations. The updates from this site are available via telephone by calling the university’s general information number at 512-232-9999.
As a situation progresses, updates will also be available through local news media, the university’s home page, group e-mails and text messages. If you have changed carriers, please update your account. In the event of an emergency, the university community may also receive communications via office voicemail, the siren system, UTPD patrol car announcements, fire-panel systems and flat-screen televisions in residence halls and public gathering places.
To learn more about how to prepare for an emergency, visit the Emergency Preparedness website and read the university’s emergency procedures or emergency plans.
- Emergency Information
- University Police
Call 911 from any campus phone or 512-471-4441
- Environmental Emergency
24-Hour Hotline: Call 512-471-3511
- Fire Emergency
Call 911 from any campus phone or call UTPD at 512-471-4441
- University Health Services
24-Hour Nurse Advice Line: Call 512-475-6877
- Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL)
24-Hour Hotline: Call 512-232-5050
- 24-Hour Telephone Counseling (for UT Students only)
Call 512-471-CALL (2255)
- Employee Assistance Program (for UT Faculty and Staff)
Call 512-471-3366 or for non-crisis urgent matters after-hours call 512-471-3399
- Facilities Services Emergency
Also see local, state, and federal links
Text Message Alerts
You can sign up for campus text alerts to get emergency text messages delivered to your mobile device.
University Power Status
Should an unplanned power outage occur, the online University Power Status system will display the details (buildings affected, expected duration, etc.).
Decision Process for Weather Delays and Closures
Ever wonder who decides when the university delays start because of weather? How does the decision get made? For answers to some frequently asked questions about weather decisions see the Decision Process for Weather Alerts (PDF; requires the free Adobe® Reader® or compatible software).