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Outdoor warning sirens tested Oct. 24-25

Oct. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct tests of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning notification system on Thursday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Oct. 25. The tests will include an audible message followed by a steady tone, which might occur a few times each day.

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Free bike safety class, guided city bus trip scheduled for Saturday

Sep. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will offer a free bike safety class, and VUPS and WeGo will partner to offer a guided city bus trip for first-year students to Trader Joe’s, both on Saturday, Sept. 14.

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AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 17

Sep. 9, 2019—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.

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Public comments welcome for VUPS Communications Unit accreditation visit

Aug. 14, 2019—An assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will visit Vanderbilt University’s campus on Aug. 19 to examine all aspects of the Vanderbilt University Public Safety Communications Unit’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

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Public comments welcome at VUPS accreditation visit June 5

May. 28, 2019—An assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will visit campus to examine all aspects of Vanderbilt University Public Safety’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. As part of the assessment, agency personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Wednesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.

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Learn to use electric scooters safely at free VU class April 27

Apr. 23, 2019—Whether you’re a beginner or experienced scooter rider, do your part to keep the Vanderbilt campus safe by participating in a free class taught by Vanderbilt University Public Safety. All participants will receive a $5 ridership credit from Gotcha scooters to use following the class.

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VU, VUMC phone service temporarily unavailable Feb. 3

Jan. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the telephone system on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 4 a.m. The upgrade will take approximately one hour to complete. During this time, the telephone system will be unavailable.

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VUPS offers tips to keep your holidays safe

Dec. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt University Public Safety would like to wish everyone a safe and joyful holiday season by recommending the following security and safety tips.

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Vanderbilt Public Safety seeks community feedback

Nov. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University Public Safety is requesting participation in a short survey that will allow the community to provide feedback about safety enhancements, programming, ideas for further improvements and safety concerns.

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Test of outdoor warning system scheduled for Oct. 6

Sep. 28, 2018—A full-scale test will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, at noon to coincide with Metro’s monthly siren test.

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Campus community can ride Metro’s upgraded ‘WeGo’ buses for free

Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt Parking Services reminds all full-time faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students that they are eligible to ride to and from campus on Metro’s new "WeGo" buses for free through Vanderbilt’s Easy Ride program.

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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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