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The University will test its emergency notification system on Tuesday, August 31, from approximately 10:50 am - 11:05 am. When the test is over, an "all clear" will be issued. Before the test, UVA faculty, staff and students can add  mobile number to their UVA Alert account to receive text alerts.
After a record-setting start, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has updated its hurricane outlook, predicting seven to ten hurricanes and three to five major hurricanes during the season that ends Nov. 30.
UVA Alerts is the comprehensive mass notification system that deploys urgent emergency messages to warn people of a threat on Grounds and provide instructions for what to do. The University of Virginia will test all components of the emergency notification system on Tuesday, June 29, from 10:50 am -11:05 am.
For the first time, anyone who desires to receive official UVA Alerts via text may do so. Subscription is as easy as texting "UVA" to 226787. This shortcode subscription service is available to anyone, anywhere. 
Beginning on June 1, anyone who wishes to receive official UVA Alerts via text may opt in by texting “UVA” to 226787. This shortcode subscription service is available to anyone, anywhere. 
UVA Alerts is the comprehensive mass notification system that deploys urgent emergency messages to warn people of a threat on Grounds and provide instructions for what to do. On June 29, the University successfully tested all components of its emergency notification system -- including UVA's siren and public address system, which reaches across Grounds to neighboring streets. <
Winter weather has arrived with the potential for ice and snow to impact the University's operating schedule. Although many of UVA's services are currently delivered remotely and many employees work off-site, the University is monitoring weather as usual this winter to determine when changes to operations on the Grounds are necessary.
The University provides many resources to empower students to take responsibility for their own safety. From late night transportation; to confidential tools to report crimes, harassment, or intimidation; to training classes in fire safety and self defense, UVA helps students look out for themselves and each other.
The University provides many resources to empower students to take responsibility for their own safety. From late night transportation; to confidential tools to report crimes, harassment, or intimidation; to training classes in fire safety and self defense, UVA helps students look out for themselves and each other.
The Department of Safety and Security and Office of Emergency Management recognize that many students, faculty, staff, and members of the community want to exercise their freedom of expression regarding current events at rallies and demonstrations. Although many of these events are safe, crowds can be targets for violence or create opportunity for violence.