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Welcome to OU Emergency Preparedness

The University of Oklahoma is committed to the safety and security of students, faculty, staff and visitors on its campus. In order to support that commitment, OU has thoroughly reviewed its emergency operations plans and mitigation/prevention, preparedness, response and recovery procedures relevant to natural, technological and human-caused disasters.

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Emergency Alert Notification System

AlertNorman powered by Rave Smart911 is a new mass notification system for all Norman residents.

AlertNorman is a free service that allows residents to sign-up for notifications sent from local authorities including the Norman Police Department and the Norman Fire Department/Emergency Management. The new alert system will keep residents and visitors to the community informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic, law enforcement activities, and other emergencies.

Sign up for AlertNorman to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message on their cell phones.

Questions regarding resident sign-ups can be directed to NPD Public Information Officer, at 405-307-7122 or by email at