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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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S&T to test emergency alert system on Feb. 12

Posted by on February 10, 2020

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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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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Winter weather: Use caution

Posted by on January 10, 2019

Rolla is under a winter storm watch from tomorrow night (Friday, Jan. 11) to Saturday night (Jan. 12) with precipitation expected through Sunday, Jan. 13. Please exercise caution and look to the university website, alert.mst.edu, for information on cancellations and winter weather safety tips.

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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 alert system test Feb. 18

Posted by on February 9, 2015

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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