Here's a glossary of NC State campus alert tools. These tools are not intended for use in all instances, but are reserved for emergencies that present a broad, immediate and ongoing threat to campus:
Text messaging: The University sends a text message delivered to individual cell phones.
Home page: The University will post a black WolfAlert banner at the top of the University home page that will contain additional information regarding an incident impacting campus
Billboard: Notifications can be delivered to electronic billboards located in common areas across campus.
Broadcast email: A broadcast email goes to everyone who has a University email account.
Audible alerts: Voice and siren enable towers are located throughout campus and are designed to broadcast a siren alert to signal to community members who are outside they need to seek shelter and emergency information (website, media, etc.).
Adverse Conditions Hotline: The University uses 919-513-8888 for a wide range of announcements,
Campus and external media: Radio Station WKNC-FM (88.1), as well as the Raleigh broadcast media may include information about emergencies on campus.
For periodic updates about campus safety initiatives, visit the University’s Emergency Information web page http://www.ncsu.edu/emergency-information/index.php . We are committed to working with all members of the University community in continuing to make NC State a safe place to live, work and learn.