UM Emergency Alerts

  1. March 28, 2022

    UM Emergency Alert system scheduled for testing March 30

    The Division of Public Safety and Security will test the UM Emergency Alert system at noon March 30. The test will be sent through all methods of the alert system.

  2. December 1, 2020

    Impact of remote work adds twist to severe-weather policy

    Snowy weather brings a reminder from campus leaders about the university’s policy for reducing operations. This year, with many faculty and staff working remotely, the impact of a reduction in operations might look a little different.

  3. October 19, 2020

    DPSS, ITS make improvements to UM Emergency Alerts system

    The university introduced a new enrollment page — alerts.umich.edu — where students, faculty, and staff can go to verify or update their preferred mobile number to receive UM Emergency Alerts.

  4. November 11, 2019

    Snowstorm brings reminder of U-M’s severe-weather policy

    Monday brought an early, yet snowy example of winter weather’s impact on faculty and staff, and with it a reminder from campus leaders about the policy for reducing operations in an emergency weather situation.

  5. October 9, 2019

    Test of UM Emergency Alert system scheduled for Friday

    The Division of Public Safety and Security will test the UM Emergency Alert system at noon Friday. The test will be sent through all methods of the alert system.

  6. March 25, 2019

    Schlissel praises quick reaction to reports of possible shooters

    President Mark Schlissel is praising U-M community members for their quick reaction to the initial reports of possible gunfire on campus March 16, and pledged an examination of the emergency alert process.

  7. December 5, 2017

    University reminds employees about severe-weather policy

    As the likelihood of wintry weather increases, campus leaders are reminding the university community about the policy for reducing operations in an emergency weather situation.

  8. December 5, 2016

    University reminds employees about severe-weather policy

    As the likelihood of wintry weather increases, campus leaders are reminding the university community about the policy for reducing operations in an emergency weather situation.

  9. May 16, 2016

    UM Emergency Alerts test scheduled for Wednesday

    A test of the UM Emergency Alert is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday on the Michigan App, U-M Gateway and DPSS websites, interior building digital signs, Twitter, and RSS feeds.

  10. March 28, 2016

    UM Emergency Alert test scheduled for Thursday

    A test of the UM Emergency Alert has been scheduled for noon Thursday.