Dec. 8, 2016—Being familiar with emergency response procedures for an active threat on campus is critical to the safety of campus community members and can enhance first responders’ ability to contain a threat.
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.
Mar. 6, 2015—The March 10 test of AlertVU, Vanderbilt University’s emergency mass notification system, has been rescheduled for the fall 2015 semester. But you can update your point-of-contact settings in the AlertVU system now.
Mar. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt University Police Department reached more than 45,000 students, faculty and staff at Vanderbilt in less than 20 minutes during its test of the university’s emergency mass notification system, AlertVU, last Wednesday, March 12.
Feb. 14, 2014—Severe Weather Awareness Week in Tennessee, Feb. 16-22, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
Oct. 16, 2013—Kirkland Hall was evacuated early on the morning of Oct. 16 after a suspicious envelope was discovered at the building.
Oct. 7, 2013—A suspect has been apprehended in connection with a threat to Vanderbilt University. The Vanderbilt University campus was notified at 2:10 p.m. Monday that a local television station had received a telephone call from someone saying he was on his way to the campus with a grenade. The university activated its emergency alert system, using...
Apr. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.
Mar. 19, 2013—Severe weather in Nashville March 18 prompted the sounding of Metropolitan Nashville’s sirens and also prompted some questions about Vanderbilt’s notification system.