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In the aftermath of the tragedy at Virginia Tech and the devastation of Katrina, many of our members have been faced with establishing or improving their campus emergency notification systems. This page was created in an effort to help member institutions strategically establish emergency plans and policies using emergency notification systems.
Articles, Reports and Seminars
- Emergency Notification Strategy, ECAR Working Group, April 2014 (ECAR Subscription Required).
- Emergency Communications Management and the Clery Act, EDUCAUSE Live!, February 28, 2014.
- Spreading the Word: Messaging and Communications in Higher Education ECAR Research Study, March 2009
- The Multi-Dimensional Nature of Emergency Communications Management, EDUCAUSE Review, Jan/Feb 2009
- The internal review report for the Communications Infrastructure, Virginia Tech, August 17, 2007
- Lessons Learned from the April 16, 2007, Tragedy at Virginia Tech, EDUCAUSE Live! Web Seminar, November 5, 2007
There are obviously many more products than there are technologies. We welcome additional submissions to this list.
- Alertus Technologies
- Everbridge Aware for Campus Alerts
- Rave Alert
- UCF Report on Four Technologies
Sample of Campus Alert Notification Websites
Please share your institution's alert notification website where more information is available concerning your campus solution to emergency alert notification. Please consider emailing email@example.com to get your item listed in our library. Many of the sites listed below have also developed FAQ's that other institutions may find useful in the development of their emergency notification system.
- Bellevue Community College Alert System
- Buckeye Alert System/The Ohio State University
- CU-Boulder Campus Alerts/University of Colorado, Boulder
- Hawk Alerts/University of Iowa
- Ithaca College Emergency Notification System
- Messiah College Text Message Alert System
- UAlert!/The University of Arizona
- UMD Alerts/University of Maryland
- U.Va. Alerts/University of Virginia
- VT Alerts/Virginia Tech
- WVU Alert/West Virginia University
Library Items on this Topic
EDUCAUSE Library Items for Emergency Notification
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- How Ready Are IT Managers for a Crisis?
October 24, 2007
The annual Campus Computing Survey focuses on IT security and crisis management, finding gaps in preparation but fewer attacks on networks. The…