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Take a look at the following questions to learn more about emergency management:
- Does Purdue University Fort Wayne have an emergency management plan?
- How often is the emergency plan updated?
- How do I sign up to receive text messages via the Purdue ALERT system?
- Who can sign up to receive Purdue ALERT text messages?
- Why should I subscribe to the Purdue ALERT text message service?
- What should I do when I receive a Purdue ALERT text message?
- Where can I get help with Purdue ALERT text message system?
Does Purdue University Fort Wayne have an emergency management plan?
The university has an All-Hazards Integrated Emergency Management Plan (IEMP). The plan contains policies, guidelines, and procedures to follow before, during, and after an emergency.
How often is the emergency plan updated?
The emergency plan is reviewed and updated as needed, or at a minimum, annually.
How do I sign up to receive text messages via the Purdue Fort Wayne Alert system?
Take a look at our page dedicated to this subject.
Who can sign up to receive Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text messages?
To ensure the prompt delivery of messages to the people directly affected by an incident on campus, the service is limited to students, faculty, and staff.
Why should I subscribe to the Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text message service?
No one can predict when a campus emergency will occur, or where you will be when it happens. If you have a cell phone, Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text messages will provide urgent, time-sensitive information directly to you, whatever your location.
What should I do when I receive a Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text message?
Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text messages provide you quick but very basic information due to text limitations (160 character messages). Text messages are designed to provide you a quick message that an incident has occurred on campus. You should avoid the area, stay vigilant to your surroundings, and seek a safe place of refuge. You should also seek additional information possible to help you determine your course of action.
Where can I get help with Purdue Fort Wayne Alert text message system?
Contact the IT Services Help Desk for questions or problems at 260-481-6030 or [email protected].
Nonemergency Contact Information
University Police: 260-481-6827
Radiologic and Environmental Management: 260-481-4193
Facilities Management: 260-481-6832
If you are outdoors and hear a siren, go indoors. If you are indoors and hear a siren, go outdoors.