CONTACT: Kristine McGrath
FAU to Test Emergency Alert System
BOCA RATON , FL (May 27, 2008) – Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert system the afternoon of Friday, May 30.
At approximately noon, the emergency siren and PA system will be activated on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. During this test, a loud siren sound and a spoken message will be heard across campus, as well as in neighborhoods and business areas located near the Boca Raton campus.
Additionally, FAU’s university-wide email, telephone alert, web alert and emergency hotlines will be tested that afternoon.
The FAU Alert system is designed to play a key role in keeping FAU’s students, faculty, staff and campus visitors safe during emergency situations.