Emergency and Campus Closing Notification

Classes may be cancelled or delayed or campus may close due to severe weather, emergency, or maintenance situations such as shutdown of electricity or water.

Also see Delayed Start Procedures.

How Will You Be Notified?


Email and Text Messages


  • Voice message to your primary phone number listed in your Hawkeye Alert account.
  • Voice message to the additional phone number(s) you registered in your Hawkeye Alert account.
  • Call the Hawkeye Alert and Information Line at 319-296-4444.
  • Notification via campus phones intercom system.

Emergency Desktop Notifications

During an emergency situation all Hawkeye computers that are logged onto the Hawkeye network will receive pop-up notifications with critical emergency information.

Local Newspaper

Television Stations—On Air and Online

Radio Stations—On Air and Online

Campus Emergency Response and Immediate Notification Policy

Contact Information

Learn more about the Hawkeye Alert

Police / Fire / Medical / Suspicious Behavior


Hawkeye Public Safety


Hawkeye Alerts and Information


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