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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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AlertVU test postponed due to threat of severe weather March 24

Mar. 17, 2016—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.

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

Feb. 26, 2016—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.

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AlertVU: Tornado warning cancelled

Dec. 23, 2015—8:37 p.m. The second tornado thread has passed for the Vanderbilt area and the warning is CANCELLED. Severe weather may still be possible. Please continue to monitor local weather reports. 8:28 p.m. Alert! A tornado is approaching the Vanderbilt campus. Take shelter in the nearest building and move to the most interior portion. Avoid windows and doors....

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