TechAlert! and Siren Test Scheduled

Texas Tech will test its TechAlert! emergency communications system, including outdoor sirens.

WHAT: Test of the Texas Tech University TechAlert! system and outdoor sirens

WHEN: 10:50 a.m. Wednesday (March 23)

EVENT: Texas Tech will test its TechAlert! emergency communications system used to alert the university community of emergency situations, class cancellations or delays. This test also will include audible outdoor sirens.

To update cell or home phone information, visit emergency.ttu.edu.

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CONTACT: Chris Cook, managing director, Office of Communications and Marketing, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2136 or chris.cook@ttu.edu


Sign up for emergency alerts

Sign up for Emergency Alerts!

TechAlert! is a mass notification system that simultaneously sends email, text and voice messages to alert the university community of emergency situations or class cancellations or delays.

  • More than 17,000 students, faculty and staff have opted in to receive text message alerts.
  • As of the last TechAlert! message, more than 40,600 voice and 35,400 email messages were sent.

If you have not already done so this semester, update cell phone, home phone or text message information at www.ttu.edu/emergency. Up to four phone numbers can be entered, with TTY/TDD for hearing impaired and text messaging options.