Author: Rebecca

University-wide Emergency Alert Test April 4 at 10am

WashU will test its emergency communication system at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. The test ensures WashU can effectively communicate with the community in an emergency. During the test, WashUAlerts will send emails to addresses, voice calls to campus phones and cell phones and text messages to cell phones. Emails will come from and voice calls/text messages from 314-935-9000.

The drill will also include testing of WashU’s yellow Alertus beacons, Voice over Fire Alarm systems, cable TV overrides (Danforth Campus only), the WUSTL app and the WashU Safe app.

Read the full press release here.