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Emergency Communications

The University utilizes several different mediums to notify GW students, staff, faculty, and community members of emergency situations and safety-related information. Highlights include:

Campus Advisories

The principal method used to communicate incident related information to the GW community.  Students, faculty, and staff use this web site to stay informed about:

  1. Changes in university status;
  2. Adverse weather conditions;
  3. Important issues concerning safety; and
  4. Anything else that may disrupt normal operations.

GW Alert Text Message and Email Alert

GW Alert is an emergency communication system that will send important notifications, alerts and updates directly to your e-mail address and mobile device. Student, faculty and staff members are automatically been registered to receive email alerts through their GW email address. To update your contact information and add your mobile device, visit BanWeb. For more information view the GW Alert FAQs on Campus Advisories.

Social Media

Selected GW Campus Advisories posted to the university's Twitter account and Facebook status.

For additional information on emergency communications and emergency preparedness, please visit Campus Advisories.