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Student emergency fund helps students

Posted by on September 5, 2019

The S&T Student Emergency Fund assists our students by providing financial support with unexpected emergency expenses that greatly affect their lives, including their ability to be successful academically.

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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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Mass notification system extended to computers

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Missouri S&T’s mass notification system is designed to alert S&T students, faculty and staff of an emergency or critical incident and consists of email, text and voice notification. Now, the notifications also will appear on computers on the S&T network. The desktop notification system, named Alertus, will deliver emergency notifications to all IT-managed S&T desktops and laptops, including classroom computers, faculty and staff computers, computer learning center (CLC) workstations, and computers in residential halls and Greek housing.

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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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S&T to test alert system Sept. 24

Posted by on September 22, 2014

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Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 24. The test will include a text message to students and employees 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.

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