Preparing for Emergencies and Disruptive Incidents

Important information for all designated and essential personnel.

Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The report contains GW safety and security information, as well as statistics regarding crimes and fires that have occurred on campus.

GW PAL

Download GW's mobile safety application called GW PAL, or Personal Alarm Locator.

Shots Fired On Campus

Do I recognize an active shooter? Do I know what to do if one is in the area? This video addresses the steps: figure out, get out, call out, and take out.

Parents

How do I sign up for GW Alert as a parent/guardian?

Parent and/or guardian contact information must be entered by their student. The student must log on to the Banner system, click on the "GW Alert Emergency Notification" tab and click "Update" where they can enter your email address, phone number and carrier information into their account.

How do I sign up for the GW Parents' Association listserv?

Click here to register to receive important emails from the GW Parents' Association.

What other forms of emergency communication from GW do I have access to?

Visit our Stay Informed page for information regarding all of the emergency communications tools we use at GW to keep our community informed.

Where can I find additional information about safety at GW?

Visit the Division of Safety & Security, Health and Safety, and GW Police Department websites for more safety information.

Important Phone Numbers

202.994.5050
571.553.8333
301.881.9260

EMERGENCY

202.994.6111
202.242.6111
911

NON-EMERGENCY

202.994.6110
202.994.8099
202.242.6110
 
UNIVERSITY SERVICES
 
202.994.5300
202.994.6706
202.994.GWEM (4936)