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Notification of Emergency Situations

The University systems are designed to ensure that students are promptly notified of a critical incident or emergency situation.

These include:

  • Cellular telephone text alerts through the UVaAlerts system. Students must register their cell phone number in order to activate this system. A parent's cell phone and email may be registered under secondary contacts. Sign up now.
  • LCD flat screen televisions located in key gathering areas across Grounds.
  • LED screens located in classrooms which emit an auditory tone and illuminate with an important emergency message.
  • An outdoor siren system that uses alarms and voice messages.