PULLMAN, Wash. – A fall semester test of the WSU Alert Pullman emergency alert system, including campus outdoor warning sirens, will be conducted at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, on the Pullman campus by the Office of Emergency Management.

Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for emergency notifications also will receive text messages, phone calls and emails—all of which will be clearly identified as test messages.

WSU has developed the WSU Alert Pullman system to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, Alert website and other means to notify the campus population of emergencies or threatening situations

Notifications may include such events as inclement weather, violent actions and gas leaks. When such events occur, WSU will activate appropriate components of the system to alert people to the situation and provide them the opportunity to assess their individual circumstances and act to take appropriate safety precautions.

WSU encourages students, faculty and staff to be personally aware of developing incidents, assessing each emergency individually, and taking actions to ensure the safety of all.

All WSU Pullman students, staff and faculty can subscribe to WSU Alert Pullman by visiting myWSU online to register or update emergency contact information.

Follow WSU Alert Pullman on Twitter @WSUAlertPullman, use hashtag #WSUAlertPullman and see the WSU Alert Pullman website for more information.

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