In the News: Buckeye Alerts provide timely updates to keep campus community informed

The safety of the campus community is The Ohio State University’s top priority. Buckeye Alerts are one important tool to enhance the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

The alerts, issued by the Department of Public Safety, let community members know when it has been determined that they need to take immediate action to remain safe.

“Buckeye Alerts are one of many tools in our safety tool kit,” said Monica Moll, director of public safety. “They are a critical part of Ohio State’s commitment to the safety of students, faculty and staff.”

Buckeye Alerts are often sent via text message, but a combination of methods may be utilized to communicate during an emergency. Any current student, faculty or staff member with a registered cell phone number through the university’s registrar or human resource systems should automatically be enrolled to receive Buckeye Alert text messages.

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