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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Emergency Notification Registration Available for Campus Community

SALISBURY, MD---As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the campus community, Salisbury University has implemented an emergency notification system that sends text and voice messages in the event of an emergency.

Students, faculty and staff must register to receive the emergency alerts.

"This system greatly enhances our ability to alert the campus community of dangerous events in real time," said Edwin Lashley, chief of university police.  "A quick notification will help keep the campus community out of harm's way."

To register, faculty, staff and students with GullNet access should:
• Log on to GullNet at www.salisbury.edu/gullnet
• Click SU Custom
• Click Emergency Notification System
• Click Use
• Click Emergency Notification
• Select place of residence *Students only
• Enter cell phone number (10 digits, no dashes)
 *Students with no cell phone may choose to provide a land line phone number
• Enter cellular carrier (e.g. Verizon, AT&T, etc.)
• Select preferred message type - text (recommended) or voice
• Click save

Faculty and staff without GullNet access may download and print a registration form from the Help Desk Web site www.salisbury.edu/helpdesk/forms/ENSform.pdf.

The form, or GullNet, may also be used to update contact information or cancel service at any time.  Students, faculty and staff are highly encouraged to sign up for this service and should keep contact information current to maintain the system's accuracy.

The purpose of the emergency notification system is to provide the campus community with quick information during an emergency.  Home telephones outside the local area should not be registered.

For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.

 



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