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AlertVU test scheduled for Feb. 22

Feb. 17, 2012, 10:33 AM

Vanderbilt will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m.

AlertVU rapidly sends messages to the delivery points a subscriber chooses – cell phone (voice or text), land line phone or email account – in the event of an emergency that poses an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community.

AlertVU is available free* to students, faculty and staff on a voluntary, opt-in basis.

To register, update an existing account or learn more, visit the AlertVU website. Anyone registering for AlertVU must have a Vanderbilt email address. During the test, AlertVU subscribers should receive a message on all of the delivery points they have selected.

If you have subscribed to AlertVU and you do not receive a test message, or you don’t receive it on all of the delivery systems you had indicated:

  • First, log in to your account and click on the “Access AlertVU” red button.
  • Next, verify that your information is correct and click on the button to update your information. You will receive a message at your Vanderbilt email address confirming that the information was successfully updated.

If you have problems with these steps, contact Johnny Vanderpool.

*Users who opt to receive alerts via text messages may be subject to charges from their service providers.

Contact: Johnny Vanderpool
johnny.vanderpool@vanderbilt.edu

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