Texas Tech University will participate in an emergency management exercise on Aug.
19, 2009. The exercise is sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Division of Emergency
Management and will be presented by the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
and the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC)
The exercise is not expected to disrupt normal campus operations. Texas Tech will
be one of several jurisdictions in Lubbock County who will utilize the exercise to
test their emergency management plans and responses.
As a reminder, all new and returning faculty, staff and students should take a few
minutes to confirm their information in the TechAlert! Emergency Alert Notification
System. Access to TechAlert! can always be found at www.emergency.ttu.edu
Up to four phone numbers can be listed. One of the numbers can be designated as text-enabled.
Additionally, one of the phone numbers can be selected for TTY/TDD messaging for the
The information entered into this system is secure and will be used only in emergency
situations. It will not be made available to any other service so you will not receive
any spam or advertising. The TechAlert! system is tested twice a year unless it has
otherwise been activated.
In case of an emergency, TechAlert! is only one of several tools the university will
use to communicate with the Texas Tech community in the event of an emergency, including
the university’s home page at www.ttu.edu
, the online Emergency Communications Center at www.emergency.ttu.edu
, and our social media outlets on Facebook
As we prepare for a new semester and the upcoming flu season, please remember www.ttu.edu/flu.
This Web site was established last spring to provide updates and guidelines about
the events leading up to and following the H1N1 flu outbreak. The site contains a
variety of resources and prevention tips.
The safety and wellness of the Red Raider community is of the utmost importance and
we hope you will refer to the Web site often.