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Category Archives: Emergency Preparedness

The University of Tennessee Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) capability of UT Alert on Thursday, July 14 at 8:30 a.m. to ensure the system is effective in warning the public about campus wide emergencies.

The university will test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. Friday, February 21. As part of the test, campus blue phones and fire alarms will be activated.

UT is implementing a new mobile phone safety app, LiveSafe, for the campus community. The app turns mobile phones into a personal safety device for students, faculty and staff.

The Office of Emergency Management will test a new component of the UT Alert messaging service called “I’m Okay.” It […]

One of the biggest challenges during an emergency is getting word to friends and family. Cell service is likely to […]

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has joined the nationwide effort to empower bystanders to help save lives in bleeding emergencies […]

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has 112 different building listservs available to students, faculty and staff. These building listservs are […]

September 11 marks the anniversary of one of the most horrific days in American history. The terrorist attacks drastically altered […]

The campus makes every effort to intervene before a person may turn violent, but we continue to see in our […]

The Office of Emergency Management has been encouraging the campus community to improve their personal preparedness as part of nation […]