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The University of Tennessee Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) capability of UT Alert on Wednesday, November 2 at 1:30pm to ensure the system is effective in warning the public about campus wide emergencies.

As Volunteers, we recognize the call to serve those recently impacted by Hurricane Ian. Communities are dealing with the loss of loved ones, displacement from their homes, damaged businesses and infrastructure, transportation hardships, and a lack of basic necessities.

Temperatures in Knoxville are going to be in the 90s on Friday 8 July but it will feel like above […]

On June 15, the U.S. Department of Energy in partnership with the Knoxville Utilities Board and Knoxville Fire Department will conduct an exercise at the Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant at 2015 Neyland Drive. UT and other first responder agencies will also participate.

Local government and agencies once again rose to the challenge posed by wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains, which began at the end of March. Public safety professionals from across East Tennessee, including Brian Gard and Brad Walker from the UT Office of Emergency Management, responded to help the residents of Sevier County.

The university will test the UT Alert mass notification system at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022.

The Knox County Health Department has recognized the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s efforts to keep the campus community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The health department this week awarded UT a Community Commitment Certificate.

UT is coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Tennessee Department of Health, the Knox County Health Department, and international health safety and security agencies to closely monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The Office of Emergency Management will test a component of the UT Alert messaging service called “I’m Okay.” It is a polling feature that allows users to self-report their status. The test will occur at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, October 25.

This weekend’s violent attacks in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, often raise concerns in our community. The UT campus has multiple resources and training available.