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UT Alert and Safety Notices 101

UT Police Department has received some questions about how they notify students about emergency situations that occur on or around our campus. There is also ongoing confusion about the difference between UT Alert text and e-mail messages and the e-mails that everyone receives that always start with “Safety Notice” in the subject line.

Southeastern Portion of UT Campus Hit by Power Outage

The southeastern part of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus has experienced a power outage because workers cut a major power line while doing a streetscape project on Lake Loudoun Boulevard. Buildings affected include Neyland Stadium, Thompson-Boling Arena, Pasqua Engineering Building, Claxton Educational Complex, the College of Nursing, the Communications/Student Services Building, the Solar Houses,

UTPD Hosts Training Exercise

The UT Police Department hosted a multiagency training exercise last week to evaluate emergency response to a number of potentially violent situations on campus. Nearly one hundred individuals from UTPD, the Knoxville Police Department, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tennessee Valley Authority Police participated in the event.