Frequently Asked Questions
All Western students, faculty and staff with a current UWO.ca email address, including the affiliates, will automatically be subscribed to the system and receive email notifications. See alert.westernu.ca for information on how to add up to three mobile numbers (standard message rates may apply) and two additional email addresses to your account.
Yes, you can them to your account. Anyone with an Alert WesternU account add up to five additional contact methods. These contacts can be parents, spouses or family members and/or anyone else. The primary purpose of this service is to notify the people on campus as quickly as possible when an emergency occurs. You choose the order.
As of September 1, 2018 and only in the event of a campus-wide emergency.
Three times annually: the first Wednesday in October; the last Wednesday in January; and Wednesday in Emergency Preparedness Week in May.
No. Anyone with a UWO.ca email address will receive critical campus community safety messages. On September 1, 2018 you can add up to three mobile numbers and two additional email addresses to your account.
Alert WesternU issues important safety messages in the event of a community-wide emergency to the entire Western campus – simultaneously.
You can expect to be notified in the event of an imminent danger, campus evacuation or closure, weather emergencies (tornado), or university status updates due to weather.
Campus Community Police Service, Communications and Public Affairs and Western Technology Services recognized the need for an improved emergency communications strategy for Western. Western now has centralized and coordinated access to the entire campus community in the event of an emergency.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangement for accommodations.
When Alert WesternU is activated, the system will make several attempts to reach registered contact. Western does not assume legal responsibility for technical difficulties which may result in notification failures. Please ensure you are running the most current version of the Everbridge mobile app.
For more information about Alert WesternU please contact email@example.com