Delta State University will conduct a test of the OKRAlert emergency messaging system. This test will be transmitted as a text and email beginning at 12 p.m. (noon) today, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The message will include the word “TEST” in the text and subject. Please use this time to review Severe Weather procedures for the university located on the University Police webpage (https://www.deltastate.edu/emergency/tornado/ ).
Spring is a time of beautiful weather in our state, but also brings significant storms to the area. Please make sure at work and at home you are “Storm Ready.” Further information is available at https://www.weather.gov/wrn/ and http://www.msema.org/be-prepared/tornados/ .
Anyone who has not registered their cell phone number for emergency text alerts is encouraged to do so by completing the following steps:1. Login to your “My DSU” account:2. Choose the “Personal Information” section and the “Enroll in Okra Alert” option.3. Add your cell phone number (with area code).