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Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do?

Apr. 19, 2018—It's been 20 years since an F-3 tornado hit Nashville's urban core in April 1998, making this month a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather safety procedures.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 15, 2017—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 16, 2016—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Test of emergency notification system postponed until fall semester

Feb. 27, 2015—A test message will be sent to all contact points in the AlertVU system, which can include cell phones (voice or text), land lines and email.

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Start preparing now for severe spring weather

Feb. 24, 2015—Historically, the spring months are the most active for severe weather throughout Middle Tennessee. A number of resources are available to help members of the Vanderbilt community prepare and have a plan in place should severe weather threaten campus.

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New ‘opt ins’ for non-emergency AlertVU messages in C2HR

Apr. 11, 2014—Employees can now find step-by-step instructions on the Vanderbilt Emergency Preparedness website to edit AlertVU information in C2HR .

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VUPD testing emergency notification system March 12

Mar. 5, 2014—A test of the university’s emergency mass notification system, AlertVU, is planned for Wednesday, March 12. AlertVU is used for emergencies posing an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community.

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