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UA Police

In case of emergency, use the blue emergency phones installed throughout campus. From your cell phone, dial 911 for emergencies. To reach UAPD, dial 205-348-5454.

Medical Care

Medical care for non-emergenices is available at several walk-in clinics in the area.

  • University Medical Center; 205-348-1770 (map stop 21)
  • Student Health Center (UA students only); 205-348-6262 (map stop 21)
  • DCH Regional Medical Center; 205-759-7111; 809 University Boulevard E., Tuscaloosa
  • Northport Medical Center; 205-333-4500; 2700 Hospital Dr., Northport


If severe weather develops, the campus community is notified through several means, including a weather siren installed at the top of Gorgas Library. In case of a tornado warning, please go directly to the lowest level of the closest building or the best available refuge and remain there until the warning has expired.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located at the main desk of the University Police Center, at 1110 Jackson Avenue (map stop 13).

Safety at Your Fingertips

The UA Safety App provides students and employees with immediate access to information in case of an emergency. Features include a built-in GPS to every campus building, shelter location and AEDs. Users also receive exclusive UA Alerts and current UAPD advisories for up-to-date information. Additional features include National Weather Service Information for Tuscaloosa County and an emergency contact list for instant dialing with one push. The safety app is available for download on iOS and Android devices.