March 1, 2024

Test of Area Warning System, March 12

The University of Mary Washington will conduct a test of all alert notification networks on Tuesday, March 12 at 9:45 a.m., in conjunction with the statewide tornado drill.  At that time, the University will test the Area Warning System and AlertUMW on the Fredericksburg, Stafford and Dahlgren campuses. For more information, contact Christopher D. Cash, emergency systems integrator, at or 540/654-1579. To find out more about tornado preparedness, visit

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.