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University of Houston Emergency Operations Center
DATE: December 7, 2016 8:05:36 AM CST
Document Number: 3543
Outdoor Warning Siren TEST - 1 p.m. Today

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 

Today, Wednesday, December 7th , the University of Houston Department of Public Safety (UHDPS) will be TESTING the outdoor warning siren component of the Emergency Alert Notification System. 

The TEST will take place at about 1 p.m. This is only a TEST. No action is required.  

NOTE: the test will be cancelled if there are thunderstorms in the area.

In an actual emergency, the siren may be activated by UHDPS if it is unsafe to be outdoors. When you hear the siren, you should:

  • Seek shelter indoors
  • Check for instruction and information  
  • Wait for text/e-mail giving the “All Clear” notification

The Outdoor Warning Siren System website provides additional information. To receive emergency notifications, keep your contact information updated in the MyUH (students)/PASS (faculty/staff) system.



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The University of Houston Emergency Operations Center is your single resource for up-to-the-minute information about campus emergency incidents including school closures or announcements about unfavorable weather conditions around our area.

In order to receive text messages from the University of Houston emergency alert system, you must provide your cell phone number in MyUH or PASS using the following instructions: (faculty/staff instructions | student instructions). Your cell phone number is confidential and is not subject to disclosure under Section 552.021, Government Code.

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