AlertVU

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    March 3 marks one year since a significant tornado struck Nashville, and May 1 will be 11 years since the city's historic flood. These milestones are an important reminder to review what to do in the event that severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Mar. 3, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Test of AlertVU system scheduled for Sept. 1

    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 2:30 p.m. CT. AlertVU rapidly sends notification messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Aug. 19, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test set for Feb. 25

    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m. AlertVU rapidly sends notification messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Feb. 17, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 17

    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system, which rapidly sends messages to the Vanderbilt community in the event of an imminent threat or danger, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2019

  • VandySafe

    Safety app VandySafe now linked with AlertVU for broader community safety

    VandySafe, the safety app launched by Vanderbilt University Public Safety, will now send push notifications to users in the event of an emergency on campus. The update broadens safety efforts to communicate real-time notifications to community members in addition to the students, faculty and staff notified through AlertVU. Read More

    Jul. 30, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for March 28

    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m. Read More

    Mar. 15, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 18

    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. Read More

    Sep. 11, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    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. Read More

    Apr. 19, 2018

  • VUPD Assistant Chief Rick Burr and a panel of Vanderbilt administrators trained in crisis management addressed the University Staff Advisory Council at its November meeting to discuss protests, demonstrations and other types of events that may lead to unrest on campus. (Vanderbilt University)

    Crisis management panel talks campus safety at USAC meeting

    VUPD Assistant Chief Rick Burr and a panel of Vanderbilt administrators trained in crisis management addressed the University Staff Advisory Council at its November meeting to discuss protests, demonstrations and other types of events that may lead to unrest on campus. Read More

    Nov. 22, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Sep. 15, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 7

    Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2:30 p.m. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Aug. 24, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for March 16

    Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the larger Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Mar. 3, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Sep. 16, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 7

    Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Wednesday, Sept. 7. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Aug. 25, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU: Commons now clear, resume normal activities

    March 3 marks one year since a significant tornado struck Nashville, and May 1 will be 11 years since Nashville’s historic flood. These milestones are an important reminder to review what to do in the event that severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt Severe Weather Warning System Vanderbilt contracts… Read More

    Apr. 17, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test rescheduled for March 30

    Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m. The test is rescheduled from last week, when the threat of severe weather on March 24 necessitated its postponement. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Mar. 25, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU test postponed due to threat of severe weather March 24

    The test of the AlertVU emergency notification system originally scheduled for March 24 has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The test will be rescheduled for a later date. Read More

    Mar. 17, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    Severe Weather Awareness Week, scheduled Feb. 28–March 5 for Middle Tennessee, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU: Tornado warning cancelled

    March 3 marks one year since a significant tornado struck Nashville, and May 1 will be 11 years since Nashville’s historic flood. These milestones are an important reminder to review what to do in the event that severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt Severe Weather Warning System Vanderbilt contracts… Read More

    Dec. 23, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    AlertVU: All clear; no robbery at East Garage

    March 3 marks one year since a significant tornado struck Nashville, and May 1 will be 11 years since Nashville’s historic flood. These milestones are an important reminder to review what to do in the event that severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt Severe Weather Warning System Vanderbilt contracts… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2015