Telephone Alert Testing at VSTC, Friday, March 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

CampusAdvisories
March 21, 2017

GW Health & Emergency Management Services (HEMS) and the Division of Information Technology (DIT) will be conducting a test of the university's telephone system (speaker and screen).

Testing will take place on Friday, March 24, 2017 between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Exploration Hall and Discovery Hall at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC).

An alert tone and message may be heard from university telephones.

This is a TEST. No action is necessary.

HEMS and DIT staff will be at VSTC during the testing.

In the event of an emergency, or for a change in the university’s operating status, updates and information will be posted to Campus Advisories. Information also will be communicated via:

  • Text and email alerts through GW Alerts*
  • Social media via Twitter (@GWTweets) and Facebook
  • GW's homepage (www.gwu.edu)
  • GW Mobile App
  • GW Information Line (202-994-5050), Virginia Science and Technology Campus Information Line (571-553-8333), and School of Medicine and Health Sciences Information Line (202-994-2196)

*To sign up for and customize your GW Alert settings, visit  the alert.gwu.edu portal and log in using your NetID and password. Register your cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses in order to receive alerts on multiple devices. Visit www.campusadvisories.gwu.edu/gw-alert-faqs for more information.

For preparedness tips and safety information, refer to the GW Emergency Response Handbook and the Designated and Essential Employee brochure.