Texas Tech schedules test of emergency alert and siren systems Tuesday - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/9/09

Texas Tech schedules test of emergency alert and siren systems Tuesday

LUBBOCK (KCBD) - On Tuesday, Texas Tech University will conduct its annual test of their emergency siren and notification systems.

Sirens are located on the roofs of the Robert Ewalt Student Recreation Center, the Chemistry Building, Drane Hall and the Industrial Engineering Building. The sirens will sound for one minute. The sirens will be checked to make sure each is functioning properly. The siren system is used in the event of weather emergencies.

The TechAlert emergency notification system will be activated at the same time. Students, faculty and staff are asked to update their cell phone, text and e-mail information online (click here

The system is used to alert the university community of emergency situations or class cancellations or delays.

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