The U needs to communicate as quickly as possible for your personal safety. Opting out of texts means you might not get critical safety information.
The U sent out a campus-wide notification just before 10 p.m., Nov. 15. Here is more information about the timing of the alert.
The Department of Public Safety provides six tips on keeping yourself safe in case of an emergency.
SECURE IN PLACE ANNOUNCEMENT It is possible that during your time at the University of Utah, you may receive a campus alert instructing you to secure in place. You should secure in place during violence, threat of violence, when an active assailant has been reported or is nearby, or otherwise when instructed to do so […]