Get a text-message about emergencies, weather or other situations that might pose an immediate safety threat or disrupt campus operations by adding your cell phone number to your UW Alert account. UW Alert is a free 24/7 service for the UW community to help you make decisions and be prepared. Telephone carrier fees may apply. You can also add other email addresses in addition to your UW email address to your account. The UW Alert blog has more details during incidents as information becomes available.