Tests of WFU Emergency Alert Systems to be held May 23-26

Tests of Wake Forest’s Indoor and Outdoor Emergency Alert Systems will be conducted May 23-26. All testing will be conducted between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The tests are being conducted to ensure that the University’s emergency notification systems are operating properly.

If an actual emergency were to occur on the testing dates, the University would use numerous alert methods to inform the campus.

Following are the scheduled testing days for each building:

  • May 23: Angelou, Babcock, Collins, Dogwood, Luter, Magnolia, Martin, Polo, South and Student Apts A&B, Bostwick & Johnson
  • May 24: Alumni Hall, Davis, Efird, Farrell Hall, HES, Huffman, Kitchin, NC Apts # 1-5, NC Apts # 6-10, Poteat, ROTC, Taylor and Worrell
  • May 25: Benson, Carswell, Greene Hall, EH&S Building, Facilities Management, McCreary Field House (includes SHAH, SPC & Miller Center), North and South Chiller, North Dining Hall, Olin, Palmer, Piccolo, Porter B. Byrum, Reynolda Hall, Reynolds Gym/Sutton Center, Salem Hall, Scales Art/Scales Music, Starling Hall, Tribble, Wait/Wingate, Winston Hall and WFDD Radio
  • May 26: Bridger Field House, Haddock House, Dailey Golf Learning Center, the Baseball Clubhouse, the ACC Control Room, Harold Pollard Tennis Clubhouse and the off-site storage warehouse

The outdoor emergency alert system will be tested periodically between May 23-26.

During the testing, the emergency alarm system will test alerts for Shelter in Place, Tornado Alert, General Weather Alert, Evacuate Building, Active Shooter, Armed Intruder and All Clear

Testing will be carried out by Facilities and Campus Services. No action is required in response to alert messages during these tests.

In addition to the testing procedures outlined above, emergency preparedness for members of the Wake Forest community requires each of us to review the University’s Emergency response, evacuation procedures and notification of immediate threat as posted on Inside WFU. Please visit Wake Ready to review our emergency procedures.

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