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Emergency Notification Network Test on November 30

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    ennThe Office of Emergency Management will conduct a full system test of the Emergency Notification Network between 10:45 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 30. This federally required test will include the activation of the following communication methods:

    • SMS Text Messages to Cell Phones
    • Voice Calls to Cell Phones
    • Email
    • Emergency Information Hotline (1-800-227-0354)
    • University of Miami Website Banners
    • Emergency Preparedness Website:
    • Emergency Preparedness Facebook:
    • Emergency Preparedness Twitter:
    • IP Telephone Broadcast
      • Gables Campus & CSTARS – Screen Text & Public Address via Speakerphones
      • Medical Campus – Screen Text Only
    • Digital Signage (Select Gables Campus Buildings)
    • Public Address (Coral Gables and RSMAS Campuses See List Below)

    The test messages last approximately one minute and will all clearly state: “This is a test of the UMiami Emergency Notification Network. This is only a test.  No further action is required.” Below is the list of areas on the Coral Gables campus covered by the Public Address system.

    Coral Gables Buildings with Public Address

    • Allen Hall (Indoor and Outdoor)
    • Ashe Administration Building
    • Watsco Center
    • Cox Science Center
    • Eaton Residential College
    • Gables One Tower (GOT)
    • Gusman Concert Hall
    • Hecht Residential College
    • Hecht – Stanford Dining
    • Herbert Wellness Center
    • Jerry Herman Ring Theatre
    • Mahoney Pearson Commons
    • Mahoney Residential College
    • Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall
    • Newman Alumni Center
    • Pearson Residential College
    • Richter Library
    • Rodriguez Park (Indoor and Outdoor)
    • Schiff Tennis Center & House Center (Indoor and Outdoor)
    • School of Business Administration
    • School of Law – Buildings C, D, and G
    • Shalala Student Center
    • Stanford Residential College
    • Toppel Career Center
    • Whitten Learning Center (LC)
    • Whitten University Center (UC)

    Coral Gables Outdoor Areas with Public Address

    • Student Center Complex Patio and Lake Osceola
    • Foote University Green & Feldenkries Plaza

    Marine Campus Areas with Public Address

    Campus exterior areas.

    Please contact the Office of Emergency Management at with any questions regarding the test.


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