MTSU Tornado Siren Test Today


MTSU plans to test its tornado sirens on campus and at the Miller Coliseum Complex Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 12:20 p.m. This will be a brief, routine test of the system, and no safety actions will be required.

If harsh weather is in the area around the time of the scheduled testing, the test will be canceled.

The university notifies the campus and surrounding neighborhoods before these monthly tests. Tests are conducted on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to minimize distractions for classes and community neighbors.

The university will be between semesters Aug. 9 and no classes are underway, but offices are operating on regular schedules. MTSU begins its 104th academic year Monday, Aug. 22, when classes kick off for the fall 2016 semester.

The campus community can prepare for emergency weather situations anytime by checking MTSU’s list of “safe places” at You also can make note of the siren-testing schedule by visiting Bookmark both sites!

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