Emergency Maintenance Requests

Normal Business Hours

If you are not sure what to do or whom to report it to, please call 206-685-5648 for guidance.

If you detect an emergency of any kind, please report it:

  • Fire or Smoke - Please see what to do in case of fire
  • Water - Flooding should be immediately reported to UW Tower Operations by calling us at 206-685-5648 or to Security at (206) 685-5555 and an engineer will be dispatched.
  • Loud, Continuing Noise (such as whistling, banging or construction noise) - report it to UW Tower Operations or UW Tower Security and we will send an engineer to investigate.
  • Unusual/Suspicious Behavior or Violence - Call the UW Tower Security at 206-685-5555 or UW Police Department directly by dialing 9-1-1

Outside of Normal Business Hours

After hours, weekends and holidays, call UW Tower Security immediately and they will dispatch engineers, police, and/or fire departments, relevant to the situation.

Emergency Preparedness

For more general information about emergency preparedness, contact the UW Office of Emergency Management.