McGill websites affected during Emergency Notification Test


On October 24, 2012, McGill Safety will be conducting tests of the emergency communications tools, which are designed to notify the McGill community of urgent situations and keep users safe. Test announcements will be posted on the three McGill home pages (, and in the morning and test banners will be posted on all websites from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

From 8:30 pm to 8:45 pm all McGill website traffic will be redirected to the McGill home page, where a test emergency announcement will be displayed.

For more details on the test activities, please go to

Have you opted in to receive text messages during urgent situations?

You can have text messages sent to your mobile device in the event of an urgent situation at McGill. Simply go to the Minerva > Personal Menu and click Mobile Devices; then follow the instructions on screen.