Stay Informed During an Emergency

Crisis Communication Tools

UM Emergency Alert

UM Emergency Alert is a mass, urgent notification system, comprised of a variety of methods by which the University can contact students, faculty, and staff. more...

Emergency Broadcast System (EBS)

The Emergency Broadcast System is another form of mass communication that allows the University to relay an emergency message through the speaker feature on every VoIP phone.


Informacast utilizes the VoIP phones and allows the University to send a tone along with a text message which can be read on the display screen of the phone.

Outdoor Warning System

The University will use this system to warn the campus of a weather emergency.

Digital Display Boards

The University has the capability to broadcast emergency messages on the display boards throughout campus.

UM-Dearborn Website

In an emergency situation, the University webpage will be the main resource to gain more information and further instruction related to the incident.

Social Media

The University will post emergency information on the UM-Dearborn Facebook page ( and Twitter (

Blue Light Emergency Phones

Blue light emergency phones are found outside in multiple locations around campus. These phones directly connect to the University Police Department.

Emergency Management

1156 -
Administration Building (AB)
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