School Closure Information

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School Closure Information

Is Bastyr Closed?

In certain rare circumstances, Bastyr University is closed during its normal operating hours. We offer several ways to stay informed about unexpected closures. We make every effort to update closure information as soon as it’s known, and endeavor to post information about overnight events by 6:00 AM.

Get a Text Message

Bastyr University uses the Rave Alert system to send updates about emergencies on all of our campuses. Visit for information on how to personalize your Rave account. (Your username is your Bastyr email account.)

Check Online

In addition, detailed information about Kenmore and Seattle campus closures will be posted at Choose View Local News, then drill down to find messages (if any) for Bastyr University. Continuing Education and Simkin students, as well as others interested in receiving closure information, are encouraged to create an account with and sign up to receive emails, text messages or push notifications in case of closures.

Check Local Media

Local television and radio stations will provide information about Bastyr University campus closures.

Call Us

You can determine whether a Bastyr University campus has been closed, or operating hours changed, by calling the main telephone numbers at the Kenmore or San Diego campuses. For Kenmore or Seattle information, call (425) 602-3000. For San Diego information, call (858) 246-9700.