Test of RIT Alert system today




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RIT will conduct a test of RIT Alert, the emergency mass-communication system, at 4 p.m. today. The test will end around 5 p.m.

The test message will read: “Test. This is a test of RIT Alert. No action is needed. This is only a test.”

You will know the message is from RIT Alert by the sender:

  • For a text message: 89361
  • For a phone call: 585-475-3200
  • For an e-mail: RITAlert@rit.edu
  • For an IM: (update your privacy settings in your IM tool to receive messages from these senders)

You can add or update personal emergency contact information at RIT Alert–Emergency Mass Notification System.

As part of the test, University News Services will also activate other internal communications methods across the campus, including the RIT homepage. To view all of RIT’s communication methods during an emergency, visit RIT Alert–Emergency Mass Notification System.

For more information about the test, contact ritalert@rit.edu.

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