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Alert Carolina sirens test to be held June 18

No action is required as the University conducts a summer test of its Emergency Notification System.

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The University will TEST the Alert Carolina Emergency Notification System on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, between 5 and 7 p.m. We test Alert Carolina regularly throughout the year to make sure the equipment and notification processes work as planned. During this sirens test, NO ACTION is required.

During the test, anyone outside on or near campus will likely hear the Outdoor Emergency Sirens. These sirens are not designed to be heard inside a building or vehicle. The sirens will sound an alert tone along with a brief prerecorded voice message.

The University will also send a text message to cell phone users who in the online Alert Carolina contact information page available through the Onyen services website. The University will post safety-related announcements on the Alert Carolina website, , along with updates.