Facilities Operations Update

WashU alerts notification test

WashU Emergency Management will be testing its emergency communication system at 9:55 am on Wednesday, September 15th. If the test needs to be postponed, the backup date is Friday, September 17th at 9:55 am.

All modes will be activated except for the storm sirens. Modes to be activated include phone calls, text, email, Alertus beacons, desktop popup alerts, voice over fire alarm systems, cable TV override, the WUSTL App and the RSS feed to the website.
During the test, WashUAlerts will send emails to @wustl.edu addresses, voice calls to campus phones and cell phones, and text messages to cell phones. Emails will come from WashUAlerts@wustl.edu and voice calls/text messages from (314) 935-9000.

You can view the full emergency test press release here.

If you have any questions please contact Planning Program Manager, Anna Taylor.