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Notification Methods

If an emergency happens on campus, UC Merced uses the following methods to distribute urgent emergency information to the campus community:

  • Postings on this campus site.
  • UC Merced's Twitter account @ucmerced.
  • Crime alert and information bulletins on the Department of Public Safety¬†website.
  • Messages on the campus emergency telephone status line: 1-866-993-0969.
  • Emails to students, staff and faculty from
  • Messages sent to student, staff and faculty personal cell phones and/or email addresses using UCM Alert, UC Merced's emergency notification system.
  • Verbal announcements via the campus public address system.
  • Distribution of news and announcements to area news media.
  • Broadcast voicemail to all campus desk phones.

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