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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on September 4, 2020

The university will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 9. The test will include a text message to students and employees that reads, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also include alerts through voice […]

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on September 4, 2020

Missouri University of Science and Technology will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 9. The test will include a text message to students and employees that reads, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also […]

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on August 29, 2019

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Alertus available for download on personal computers

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Missouri S&T’s desktop notification system, named Alertus, delivers emergency notifications to all IT-managed S&T desktops and laptops. These computers include classroom computers, faculty and staff computers, computer learning center (CLC) workstations, and computers in residential halls and Greek housing. If you use a personal computer or laptop at S&T, you can now download Alertus on your PC so that you will receive the computer notifications on this device, too. To download Alertus on your personal computer, please visit https://alert.mst.edu/alertus.

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Emergency alert test coming to campus computers

Posted by on March 25, 2019

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency alert system for computer notifications at approximately noon tomorrow (Tuesday, March 26). The alert will pop up on computer screens connected to the S&T network and look similar to the above image.

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Emergency alert test planned March 6

Posted by on March 3, 2019

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency alert system at noon Wednesday, March 6. The test will include a text message to students, faculty and staff saying, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also include voice and email alerts. If you are not enrolled in the emergency alert system, you may sign up at alert.mst.edu.

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Expect emergency alert test Oct. 3

Posted by on October 1, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are pushing out a test of the nationwide Emergency Alert System at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Every cell phone will likely receive this alert. The alert message will be a presidential alert and the text will read “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”

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Be prepared for tornado season

Posted by on June 27, 2018

When the weather gets dangerous, do you know what to do? All members of the Missouri S&T community should be familiar the proper procedures for seeking shelter during severe weather activity.

During an actual tornado:

A tornado warning means that a tornado has been sighted or indicated by radar. The Rolla Police Department will activate the city’s outdoor sirens. When warning sirens sound:

  • Seek shelter, preferably in a designated area. Move to an interior hallway, under a stairwell or a room with no windows.
  • Stay away from outside walls, exterior doors and glass windows or partitions. Do not open windows.
  • Take cover under heavy furniture. Cover your head.
  • Check local radio and television stations concerning the tornado warning.
  • There is no all-clear message sounded through the siren system. However, Missouri S&T does send out all-clear messages through its mass notification system.

Here are a few resources and tips:

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Emergency system to be tested Thursday, Jan. 28

Posted by on January 21, 2010

At 12:05 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, there will be a campuswide test of the mass emergency notification system. As part of the test, those who have registered a cell phone number will receive a voice message or text message, depending on their selection during registration. Those who have not registered a cell phone or […]

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