U-M Emergency Alert system test scheduled for Tuesday

April 3, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

DPSS will test the U-M Emergency Alert system at noon on Tuesday, April 4. The activation is being performed as part of annual testing to ensure that the system continues functioning as expected, with test alerts being sent once per semester. 

The test will be sent through all methods of the alert system, including the DPSS App, Michigan App, DPSS homepageU-M Gateway, interior building digital signs, Twitter, Facebook, RSS feeds, email, phone calls and text messages. There is no action required by recipients. The test will be canceled if the system is activated for a real emergency, a threat of severe weather or other extenuating circumstances.

DPSS and Information and Technology Services are partners in providing the emergency alert functionality. The test will confirm system operations readiness. 

Information about the test is available on the DPSS website