Department of Public Safety to Conduct Emergency Alert System Test, April 7

Ferris State UniversityThe Ferris State University Department of Public Safety will conduct an Emergency Alert System test on Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m. Systems included in the test are: RAVE, Alertus, digital signage and the outdoor broadcast sirens. The test will be delivered to the Big Rapids, Kendall College of Art and Design and Ferris Statewide locations.

Depending on the location, and method of message delivery, individuals may receive the test message on a computer screen, digital signage, email and/or via text message.

Students, faculty and staff can sign up to receive Emergency Text Alerts through MyFSU. Click directions to for a walkthrough of how to sign up.

Parents, family or friends of Ferris students can receive Ferris emergency messaging. Text FerrisAlerts to the number 67283 on the cell phone you wish to have registered in the system.

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact Ferris DPS at (231) 591-5000.