Safety on Campus


Emergency Information on Your MyUCSC Portal

In order to keep in contact with the University and events happening on campus, you are required to update your Emergency Contact information before arriving to UCSC. Follow the directions on how to update your contact information and emergency information on the portal.



CruzAlert is UCSC's emergency notification system, which is used to quickly communicate information during emergency situations. CruzAlert delivers voice messages to all phones and text messages to cell phones. The system can also deliver emergency email to UCSC email accounts.


Helpful website:

CruzAlert Emergency Notification System

Housing Community Safety Program

UCSC Police Department

Campus Fire Department