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Test of AlertVU system scheduled Feb. 22
Vanderbilt will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m.
AlertVU rapidly sends messages to the delivery points a subscriber chooses—cell phone (voice or text), phone land line or email account – in the event of an emergency that poses an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community.
It is available free* to students, faculty and staff on a voluntary, opt-in basis.
To register, update an existing account, or find out more, visit the AlertVU website – www.vanderbilt.edu/alertvu. Anyone registering for AlertVU must have a Vanderbilt email address.
During the test, AlertVU subscribers should receive a message on all the delivery points they have selected.
If you have subscribed to AlertVU and you do not receive a test message, or you don’t receive it on all the delivery systems you had indicated:
- First, log into your account by going to www.vanderbilt.edu/alertvu and clicking on the “Access AlertVU” red button.
- Then, verify that your information is correct and click on the button to update your information. You will receive a message at your Vanderbilt email address letting you know the information was successfully updated.
If you have problems with these steps, contact Johnny Vanderpool at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Users who opt to receive alerts via text messages may be subject to charges from their service providers.