Earthquake preparedness drill and test of the UCSC emergency notification system, CruzAlert

To: UC Santa Cruz Community

From: Lisa Ehret, Director, Office of Emergency Services

Dear UC Santa Cruz Community,

On October 18 at 10:18 a.m., UC Santa Cruz will participate in The Great California Shake Out, an earthquake awareness and preparedness campaign.

On this date, the university will test its emergency notification system - CruzAlert. When you receive this alert, we encourage you to DROP, COVER, and HOLD.

Is your home, office, or classroom prepared for an earthquake? Visit these resources to verify you are ready.

Register or update your Emergency Contact Information in CruzAlert.

Hold a Great Shake Out drill in your classroom or department, download a Great Shake Out promotional poster.

Thank you for participating!

The Office of Emergency Services