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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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NSU will be Testing the NSU ALERT Emergency Notification System, June 27


At Nova Southeastern University, the safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. Testing the university’s NSU ALERT emergency notification system is one component of our Emergency Preparedness Plan. The test of the NSU Alert emergency notification system will begin on Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 PM. This test is being conducted university wide to ALL faculty, staff and students. PLEASE REMEMBER THIS IS ONLY A TEST.

This test is part of the continual process of testing and refining NSU’s emergency notification system and will include several components of our ability to identify, respond to, and notify the NSU community about an emergency on campus. If you have not registered/updated your personal contact information, please take the time to do so right now! Visit for a step-by-step guide to registering.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Public Safety at (954) 262-8999.

The NSU Alert Notification System capabilities that will be tested are:

  • NSU Mass Notification System including mass e-mail, mobile text, and voice messaging service
  • NSU Public Safety Officers’ Response
  • Emergency Information Hotline (1-800-256-5065)
  • Nova Southeastern University Website – main page banner
  • NSU Emergency Website
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Digital Signage (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus)
  • NSU SharkTube displays (All campuses)
  • Computer Pop Up Alerts (All campuses)
  • Outdoor Speakers (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, East Campus; Oceanographic Campus, Palm Beach Campus; Ft. Myers Campus)
  • Emergency Classroom Intercoms and Phones (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, NMB Campus, Miami Campus, Orlando Campus, San Juan Campus)
  • Building voice evacuation – public address fire panel systems
  • NSU Public Safety portable bullhorns and vehicle public address systems