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Use the safety and emergency resources available on this site to familiarize yourself with the University of Waterloo's emergency procedures, and take an active role in your personal safety and security.

The resources found on this website mirror those found within the WatSAFE app, making this important information quickly and easily available to members of the University community who do not have access to the mobile app. You can also follow these steps to receive notifications on your mobile device via SMS text message, even if you don't have a smart phone or data plan.

  1. May 23, 2018Test of emergency communication system - May 29

    What is happening? We will be testing the University’s campus-wide emergency communication system.

    When is this happening? Tuesday, May 29 between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m.                                             

    What is the impact? Emergency communication channels being tested include:

  2. Feb. 27, 2018UWaterloo emergency communication system test - March 6

    What is happening? We will be testing the University’s campus-wide emergency communication system.

    When is this happening? Tuesday, March 6 between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m.  

  3. Mar. 21, 2016Reminder: Download WatSAFE to receive campus emergency notifications

    Effective Monday, April 4 campus emergency alerts will no longer be sent via SMS (text messsage). Download the WatSAFE app to stay informed of campus safety and emergency situations.

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