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Safety app VandySafe now linked with AlertVU for broader community safety

Jul. 30, 2019—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.

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AlertVU test scheduled for March 28

Mar. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.

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AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 18

Sep. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m.

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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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Crisis management panel talks campus safety at USAC meeting

Nov. 22, 2017—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.

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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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AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 7

Aug. 24, 2017—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.

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AlertVU test scheduled for March 16

Mar. 3, 2017—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.

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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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AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 7

Aug. 25, 2016—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.

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AlertVU: Commons now clear, resume normal activities

Apr. 17, 2016—April 16, 2016, 1:31 a.m.: Vanderbilt Police have searched The Ingram Commons, and the robbery suspects are believed to have left the area. You can resume normal activities. Please report suspicious activity to Vanderbilt Police at 615-322-2745. April 16, 2016, 1:05 a.m.: Vanderbilt Police are on the scene at The Ingram Commons. Please shelter in place. Additional...

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AlertVU test rescheduled for March 30

Mar. 25, 2016—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.

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