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Where Am I Safe During Severe Weather?

When severe weather hits, you need to know where to go! Use these basic tips to figure out where to safely shelter: Move to the lowest level of the building. Levels that are underground, like a basement, are best. If an underground shelter is not available, move to an interior room on the lowest floor and stay away from windows. Restrooms are typically the best place to be. Get

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Easy Ways to Survive Serious Weather

What do you do when severe weather heads your way? Don’t wait! Get prepared! Here is what you need to do: Be Alert! Make sure you are registered for UTC-ALERT*.  An alert is only issued from our UTC-ALERT system if there is an emergency affecting our campus. This means you will only receive an alert when a severe weather warning has been issued for our specific area. Listening to

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Students Now Auto Enrolled into UTC-ALERT

As of February 8th, all students now have an account in the UTC-ALERT system that is accessible with their UTC ID and UTC password. Prior, students had to register themselves with a separate password and add their own mobile phone number(s) or personal email address(es).

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thinkSAFE: Flood Safety Information

Learn about flood safety in regards to campus how we handle flood hazards.

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Weather Auto Safety Tips

Winter and Spring weather in the southeast United States can bring a myriad of troubles for drivers. Hazards, such as ice on roadways, snow, freezing rain or even dense fog, can complicate your travel. Follow these safety tips from the staff of UTC Emergency Services. Know the weather forecast by checking the National Weather Service at gov/mrx/ Have your vehicle inspected for battery life (cold cranking amps), brakes, tire

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