Familiarize yourself with Wake Alert

Wake Alert logoWake Forest encourages students, faculty and staff to familiarize themselves with the University’s emergency notification system known as Wake Alert.

Wake Alert provides information and advisories via a number of communication channels, including the Wake Alert website, text messaging, an outdoor warning system, campus cable TV, e-mail, Twitter, voice mail and a recorded message on the Wake Forest Weather and Emergency Phone Line.

More details are available on a new site loaded with emergency preparedness information, Wake Ready.

University Police Chief Regina Lawson recommends the following:

  • Register for text alerts available to students, faculty and staff. Undergraduates are required to register. See the signup instructions on Wake Ready.
  • Bookmark the Wake Alert website (http://wakealert.wfu.edu).  It will be the go-to site for announcements in emergencies.
  • Follow @WakeAlert on Twitter.  Emergency announcements that appear on the Wake Alert website will also appear on the Twitter account.
  • Store the telephone number on your phones for the Wake Forest Weather/Emergency line, 336-758-5935.
  • Connect your campus TV to the University cable TV system, which will broadcast emergency announcements to campus TVs.
  • Visit the Wake Ready website and read the emergency preparedness and related information on it.