Would you know what to do? UFV Alert test coming soon

UFV Alert Test coming - register now.

UFV Alert Test coming – register now.

At 10:15 on Thursday, October 15 UFV will test UFV Alert: the emergency notification system designed to keep you and the UFV community connected with key information during an emergency or severe weather closure.

During the test, you will receive a message on your phone or device if you have registered with UFV Alert.

Please ensure you are registered and your UFV Alert contact information (cell number and email address) is up-to-date by checking here.

People in CEP Building A will also receive an audio alert test in all rooms and areas in this building at 10:15 on October 15. No evacuation is necessary. This a test of the building’s emergency intercom system.

ShakeOut and UFV Alert together at last!

The UFV Alert test takes place the same morning as the province-wide earthquake drill: The Great British Columbia ShakeOut.

ShakeOut BC - Oct. 15

ShakeOut BC is a voluntary earthquake drill

At approximately 10:15 am on October 15, UFV staff and students are encouraged to join the hundreds of thousands of people voluntarily participating in this preparedness drill.

During the drill participants should:

  • Drop to the ground
  • Cover under a table or desk
  • Hold On for 60 seconds


Participation is voluntary. For more information on how to participate in ShakeOut please visit The Great British Columbia ShakeOut.

If you have questions about UFV Alert, please contact Dave Pinton, Director of Communications at 604-702-2606 or at Dave.Pinton@ufv.ca or Laura Kerek, Emergency Planning Coordinator at 604-557-4095  Laura.Kerek@UFV.ca.

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