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Important update on AlertVU delivery methods

It is strongly recommended, although not required, to provide a mobile phone (voice or text), landline, or a personal email for these alerts in addition to the Vanderbilt email address. Please encourage your faculty and staff members to review and update their AlertVU information within Oracle Cloud to ensure that they receive these alerts via a point of personal contact if desired.   

VUPS and VUIT have upgraded the integration that maintains contact information within the AlertVU platform, providing daily updates to personal contact information from Oracle Cloud for faculty and staff. Now, any contact information previously entered in Vanderbilt’s legacy C2HR system, which was replaced by Oracle Cloud in January 2018, will no longer be used for AlertVU purposes. An article about this update was published in MyVU on March 9.   

How to update your contact information: Faculty and staff  

Faculty and staff AlertVU contact information will be maintained in Oracle Cloud. All faculty and staff must review their contact information in Oracle Cloud to assure they continue to receive messages at their desired personal points of contact. Visit your “Personal Details” page in Oracle Cloud  (remember to log in via single sign-on) and review or update your AlertVU contact information. Instructions are also available  here .  

Emergency information, when and where you need it

AlertVU rapidly sends messages to the delivery points the user has chosen—cell phone (voice or text), landline, and Vanderbilt email account—in the event of an emergency that poses an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. Examples of such a threat include a tornado forecast to strike Vanderbilt or an active shooter on campus.

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