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Virginia Tech strongly recommends that all students and employees:

Without taking any action, students and employees will receive emergency notifications via some or all of the following channels:

  • Virginia Tech homepage
  • Emails sent to all accounts
  • The university’s official university social media channels (Twitter and Facebook).
  • The weather/emergency hotline (540-231-6668) on the Blacksburg campus
  • Electronic message boards in classrooms and other common meeting locations on the Blacksburg campus
  • Outdoor sirens with voice enunciators on the Blacksburg campus