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UW Police Department
Non-emergencies on campus for UW Police, call 206-685-UWPD (8973)
Reasons you may want to involve UWPD:
- Potential for protesting
- Security for high level officials: Dignitaries, Governor, etc.
- Blocking off UW streets (Bloodmobile, etc.)
If you’d like to schedule UW Police officers or security guards, contact Ralph Robinson at 206-685-2550. 2013 Rates are $45/hr for security guards, $61.88/hr for security officers (off-duty), and $80/hr for officers (on-duty).
UW Fire Department – Campus Events
Tents and Canopies – Tents larger than 400 square feet require a permit, review and inspection prior to use. For information see Tent and Canopy Use Guidelines.
To Request Approval to Erect a Tent – Please submit a completed Tent Application form (PDF) or print and send the completed form to Darren Branum, Box 354400, ten days before the event. For questions, contact Darren at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-616-5519.
Open Flame Permit–An open flame permit is required for the use of more than one candle. A permit can be obtained through the Seattle Fire Department. For more information, go to Seattle Fire Department Events.
Emergency Medical Services
If you need medical personnel at your event in case of emergency, contact American Medical Response: 1.800.542.7701 (ask for the Standby Event Coordinator)
- First Aid Coordination/Communication with UW Police and Seattle Fire Department
- Pre-Event Collaborative Emergency Planning
- Post-Event After-Action Review and Reporting
- Managing/Staffing On-Scene Command Post During the Event
UW Emergency Management is responsible for developing and implementing institution-wide programs and projects that promote disaster planning, training, mitigation, response, prevention and recovery for all-hazards. Please check their website for comprehensive information.
Contact the building coordinator.
Health Sciences Building – Contact BMO at email@example.com or 206-685-0143. If you encounter problems on the day of your actual event and need assistance with the doors, contact the University Police at 543-9331. They will respond by either alerting HS Security or taking other actions, as necessary.