Penn State to test PSUTXT system as part of routine emergency exercise

August 29, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State Emergency Management will conduct a University-wide test of the PSUTXT emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 5, as part of a routine emergency exercise. The PSUTXT system is designed to alert campus communities across the Commonwealth in the event of an emergency or situation that may impact the health and safety of students, faculty and staff, using text messaging, email and social media platforms. To register for the service, visit

To participate in a short survey designed to help the University improve the PSUTXT system, visit To learn more about emergency response procedures at Penn State, including links to information that will help you to prepare an emergency plan for your building or work unit, visit

Last Updated August 29, 2013