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Emergency Alert and Notification

 

If an emergency occurs on campus, how will you be notified? UTC has several different avenues of reaching the campus population during an emergency:

 

UTC Alert

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Emergency Text Messages

UTC Alert sends emergency messages to your phone.

What is it? UTC  Alert is an emergency notification system

What does it  do? UTC Alert will send your cell phone a text message during emergency  situations which require an immediate action on your part. Examples of these  messages include:

-April 27, 2011  Tornadoes

-Unscheduled university  closings

-Bomb threats, large  scale evacuations

-Acts of violence

How much does it  cost? ITS FREE!!!

How do I sign  up? Visit our UTC Alert page and click SIGN UP NOW!

 

  

 

UTC Email

UTC will send an email containing critical instructions during an emergency. Emails will be sent via UTC-Memo(Scrappy), UTC-URGENT, and UTC-INFO (Faculty  & Staff).

 

UTC Website and Social Media

While the UTC website and social media are not the primary alerting methods, UTC will display critical instructions on the UTC website homepage. In addition, UTC will post emergency information on social media sites: UTC Website, UTC Facebook, UTC Twitter.

 

 

Classroom and Building Alerts

 

Alert Beacons

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Classroom Alert Beacon

Device provides emergency classroom instructions.

What is it? Alert Beacons are wall-mounted devices that  sound an alarm to notify when an emergency has occurred. The Alert Beacons contain important  instructions for how to respond to the emergency situation. The beacons  are currently being placed in the 100 most utilized classrooms. CLICK HERE to learn more and watch a demo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LED Scrolling signs

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Emergency Scrolling Messages

Provide critical instructions during an emergency.

What is it? LED Marquees are typically placed overhead to complement Alert Beacons.  Additionally, the overhead LED displays along with Alert Beacons serve deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, and ensure your facilities are ADA compliant. CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

 

 

Additional Notification Systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Voice Announcements via Fire Panels

PA Systems run by Campus Police

TV Take Over System

Fire Log

Crime Log

425-4SNO For more information, please visit the Inclement Weather Policy  or your Emergency Guide

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