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For Parents & Family

If an active emergency is occurring go to UCLA's Emergency Information page Bruins Safe Online

Family and friends of UCLA students, staff, and faculty who would also like to receive the BruinAlert text messages may sign up by texting BRUINALERT to 888777.

During an Emergency

  • Obtain accurate information from verified sources via Bruins Safe Online, BruinAlert & UCLA Newsroom
  • Do not panic if you cannot reach your child. Following a large-scale emergency cell phones do not usually work
  • Unless directed to do so, do not come to campus during an emergency as additional individuals and traffic on campus will inhibit response efforts