UO Alert

The University of Oregon places the security and safety of its students, employees and visitors as its highest priority.

For emergency notification, the university uses multiple modes of communication to ensure as many individuals as possible will receive notification quickly when there is important information about a situation. 

The emergency communication system includes the following methods of communication:

UO Alert text and email messages

UO Alert text messages are sent to students, faculty, and staff who have registered personal mobile devices via DuckWeb. UO Alert emails go to everyone with a "uoregon.edu" email account.

Sign up via DuckWeb

Alerts blog 

The alerts.uoregon.edu web page is used to provide emergency-related information to the campus community. 


Digital displays

Many departments and facilities on campus utilize digital signage to share information and announce events and activities. Several of these digital display systems are configured to recieve and display UO Alert messages.

UO home page 

University Communications and Safety and Risk Services staff have the ability to post emergency information on the UO home page. 

Local media

The UO shares emergency information with print and broadcast media to ensure the surrounding community receives information.