Site-wide alert

Date adopted: 
July 20, 2018
Last update: 
August 15, 2020

Use for

Site-wide urgent or emergency messages.

Do not use for

  • Page-specific alerts.
  • For short-term important updates or critical contextual information about a specific page, use the in-page alert format.


The Executive Council Office communications team is responsible for all site-wide alerts.


To provide users with urgent information about short-term emergency occurrences.