Cal Poly Pomona will conduct a campus-wide test of its Safety Alert System on Wednesday, June 17, around 11 a.m. Students, faculty and staff should expect a brief Safety Alert test message call and text to their cell phones as well as an email.
It’s important for faculty, staff and students to update their current contact information and cell phone numbers in BroncoDirect in order to receive the safety alert messages. Cell phone users must turn on the option to receive text messages, one of the fastest ways to receive updates during an emergency. Please give the system at least one day to update your contact information.
Given the circumstances of this summer’s test, it will not include use of the InformaCast system that delivers emergency communications through campus telephones in offices and classrooms or the Alertus Desktop notification system, which sends safety messages to university-owned computers equipped with Alertus software.
The university tests the Safety Alert System once each semester to familiarize the campus community with this important communication vehicle, as well as to train the staff in using the system. The alerts are sent only during emergencies and scheduled tests, and never for routine purposes. For questions, visit the Emergency Communications webpage.