Friday, June 21, 2024

William & Mary to Test Emergency Notification System

(Courtesy of William & Mary)

WILLIAMSBURG — William & Mary announced it will test its emergency notification system on Wednesday, June 12 at 12:15 p.m.

The drill will include both a test of the campus-wide siren system and the mass notification messaging system, the university said.

According to the university, the siren system includes nine sirens with 400-watt speakers stationed across campus and includes a PA system functionality. Anyone near campus is also likely to hear them. In the event of a real emergency, people in the community who hear the siren may check for information and instructions at

William & Mary noted members of the local community can also follow emergency news through the William & Mary News Facebook and X pages, as well as on the free W&M mobile app.

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