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In the Event of an Emergency

The campus community will be notified through a variety of mechanisms including email, voicemail, SMS, digital signage, USU’s social media platforms and on the University homepage at

This webpage will broadcast all alerts and the University’s response. In an ongoing emergency situation, this page will include new alerts and information at the top. Emergency alerts will also be sent out through USU’s CODE BLUE alert system. To ensure you receive all notifications, please update your contact information in the CODE BLUE system.

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About CODE BLUE alerts

CODE BLUE alerts may be sent in any of these situations:

  • When severe weather threatens the safety of the USU community
  • When a major hazardous materials spill impacts a large portion of campus
  • When a person with a weapon is actively threatening others on campus