BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online by visiting the Siren Warning System webpage on Appalachian’s Emergency Preparedness website.
Appalachian uses the hi/low tone for emergencies, discontinuous air horn for tests of the system and the alert tone for all-clear signal.
For more information about the university’s AppState-ALERT voice/text/email notification system, visit Appalachian’s Emergency Preparedness website.
Campus siren tests are normally conducted on the first Wednesday of each month. Scheduled dates for Appalachian’s upcoming tests are Sept. 2 and Oct. 7.
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About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls nearly 21,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.