Campus in the fall

Emergencies & Closings

Emergency resources

716-673-3333 for on-campus emergencies

Calling University Police for on-campus emergencies provides a faster response time than calling 911!

Sign up for NY-Alert

The primary emergency notification tool used to send emergency information to the entire campus community

RAVE Guardian

Turns your mobile phone into a portable blue light mobile phone

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 21 at 8:16 PM EDT until May 21 at 9:30 PM EDT by National Weather Service Buffalo
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Western Cattaraugus County in western New York...Southwestern Erie County in western New York...Chautauqua County in western New York.

At 8:14 PM EDT, a cluster of severe thunderstorms is moving northeast at 45 mph with 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
Locations impacted include...Jamestown, Dunkirk, Fredonia, Allegany State Park, Evans, Westfield, Lakewood, Gowanda, Silver Creek and Falconer.
This includes the following highways...Interstate 90 between exits 61 and 57A.
Interstate 86 between exits 4 and 16.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

For all on-campus emergencies (police, fire, medical) contact University Police instead of 911!

Calling University Police for on-campus emergencies provides a faster response time than calling 911!

Other sources of emergency information

Fredonia sites

Other helpful sites

We will submit severe weather (i.e. class cancellation) announcements to TV stations in Buffalo and Erie, PA., and radio stations in Buffalo, Dunkirk, and Jamestown.

All students, faculty, and staff will receive emergency emails through their email addresses

Text message: sent to your mobile device through NY-Alert

Phone call: sent to your phone (landline or mobile) through NY-Alert

Recorded phone message: call (716) 680-6067 for Fredonia's emergency information line

Emergency information will be displayed on digital signage across campus