On 10:17 a.m. on October 17, the Central Washington University community, and thousands of other Washingtonians will “drop, cover, and hold on” in the Great Washington ShakeOut.
Central will use the ShakeOut to test CWU Alert!, Central’s emergency alert system.
CWU Alert! combines the technologies of text messaging, e-mail, and telephone messages to be sent instantly to campus community subscribers whenever there is a campus emergency. CWU Alert! is immediately activated when an incident poses an imminent threat to the safety of the community.