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Emergency Sirens and Horns

The University of Virginia utilizes audible signals to warn students, staff, and visitors on campus of impending emergency situations or hazardous conditions. Click the links to preview the two siren patterns:

Emergency Siren Emergency horn icon

When you hear this siren you should immediately try to seek shelter in a secure location and follow any verbal instructions that accompany this alarm.

All Clear Horn Emergency horn icon

This sound indicates that the threat has been cleared or has passed. Check the operations status board for updates regarding schedule modifications.