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) and Talk-A-Phones (wall mounted telephones in residence halls).
Testing will take place on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 between 3-5 p.m. in West Hall (both retail and residential components of the building) at the Mount Vernon Campus.
An alert tone and message may be heard from university telephones and Talk-A-Phones during this time.
This is a TEST. No action is necessary.
HEMS and DIT staff will be in West Hall 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.