The university plans to test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, January 29.
To ensure the campus community receives notification during an emergency, the UT Alert system sends automatic e-mail messages to all students, faculty, and staff, regardless of whether they are subscribed to receive text messages.
If you would like to receive UT Alert text messages, enroll now. Sign up requires your Net ID and password.
UT Alert e-mail and text messages are often delivered at different times. If you do not receive one of the messages and are signed up to receive both e-mail and text messages, wait five minutes and recheck for delivery. If you do not receive both messages, make sure your information is correct in UT Alert.
For assistance with signing up for UT Alert or updating your information, e-mail UT Alert or call 865-974-3061.
Two New Important Safety Features
A recent upgrade to the UT Alert system allows us to send emergency notification messages to computer desktops through the new Alertus client software. This new feature also will be part of the test set for 1:10 p.m. Friday. All computers on Active Directory should already have the Alertus software installed. Find more information and download Alertus.
UT has added another new safety feature available through the main screen of the UT app called Guardian. It is intended to put a personal safety tool in your hand and improve two-way communication with the UT Police Department. Learn more about Guardian.