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FIU Alert is an emergency notification system used to notify the FIU community of any imminent or immediate threat to life safety. It is designed to reach as many people as possible in a timely manner while also maintaining redundancy should one or several of the methods fail. To achieve this, the system uses multiple methods of communication. The methods are listed below.

Access some frequently asked questions regarding the FIU Alert system.

  • Phone Calls & Text

    Text messages and phone calls will be sent to cell phones.
  • FIU Email

    All FIU email accounts will receive the FIU Alert.
  • Outdoor Speakers

    An audible alert will be played on outdoor speakers throughout all campuses.
  • Social Media

    The FIU Facebook page and Twitter feed will be updated with the FIU Alert.
  • FIU VOIP Phones

    All university phones will play an audible alert and display a short text message.
  • Digital Signage

    Digital signage that is outdoors and indoors will display the FIU Alert.
  • Emergency Callboxes

    Emergency callboxes will play an audible alert. The callboxes are also used for calling emergency assistance.
  • FIU Main Webpage

    Will be updated to provide more information regarding the emergency as it becomes available.