During a campus emergency, JMU will distribute information to the campus community utilizing several or all of the following methods:

  •  Madison ALERT- Campus Horn & PA System
  •  JMU Web page at
  •  JMU Facebook page at James Madison University - Home | Facebook
  •  JMU Twitter page at JMU (@JMU) / Twitter
  •  LiveSafe app
  •  Blast e-mail to “” or "" accounts
  •  SMS Text Messages to registered users through My Madison
    •  Faculty & Staff
    •  Students
  •  Building Coordinators
  •  ORL Hall Directors & Resident Advisers
  •  Interdepartmental & Building Phone Trees
  •  Emergency FAX Notifications to JMU Departments
  •  Police Loudspeakers and PA Systems
  •  JMU Lightning Prediction System “RED ALERT” Horns
  •  Local Media/Campus TV/Radio Broadcasts

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