U Heads Up!

University of Utah mobile app for safety, response and emergency notifications

The University of Utah "U Heads Up!" app provides students, faculty, staff and visitors with a quick-reference campus emergency response guide, a photo and comment upload to tell us about your safety concerns around campus, and push notifications from our Campus Alert system. Get the important emergency information you need to stay safe at the University of Utah.

Download the app:

 Download "plans":

All of the instruction, training, and emergency tips and are grouped together under "plans".

Once the app is on your phone, follow these instructions to download campus emergency plans and tools:

  • Open U Heads Up!
  • On the initial screen, click "Continue without logging in", ignoring the prompt to login or create an account
  • If prompted to allow notifications, click "Allow"
  • The app should redirect you to download plans. If you appear to be on an empty screen, click the "+" in the top right corner
  • Emergency Response Guide: From the plans screen, under the search box, click on the plus icon ("+") in the circle beside "University of Utah". This opens the University of Utah folder. Click on the "University Emergency Response Guide" plan. It will immediately download and be listed on the home screen. This plan is a digital version of the flip charts we hang in many office spaces around campus.
  • Incident Report: Repeat the steps above and download the "See Something / Say Something" plan. This plan is a crowd-sourcing tool to tell us about unsafe or hazardous conditions around campus. You can take a picture, add a comment and send it emergency management personnel right from the app. See Something / Say Something is not intended to replace 911 -- if you see a life-threatening or emergency situation, please call 911.
  • Campus Alert - Push Notification: Repeat the steps above and download the "Campus Alert - Push Notification" plan.If you are NOT a student, faculty or staff member but still need Campus Alert notifications, download this plan. When Campus Alerts are sent out via SMS and email to the campus, you will also receive push notifications to the U Heads Up! app.