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Emergency Notifications - BLOG

Ongoing Response and Update

  • In an emergency, call 911.
  • You can also use any outdoor Blue Light phone situated throughout campus.

Emergency News Updates


Saturday, August 29, 2015

All Clear

2:18 AM
An All Clear has been issued. University activities may resume.

TTUAlert: Update

2:05 AM
University Police report that the victim in the Aggravated Assault was injured as a result of an altercation at a party on Loweland Ave. Police assessing situation. Wait for all clear.

TTUAlert: Aggravated Assault

1:48 AM
TTUalert: Aggravated Assault- Washington Ave and Loweland Rd. Secure doors. Take Shelter. Await police instructions.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Update on CRMC Assault

6:09 AM
University Police and the Cookeville Police Department report that a warrant has been issued for Michael Flanigan, age 46, and they continue to search for him this morning. An assault occurred around 12:50 a.m. at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The suspect was last seen running from the CRMC parking lot headed east. If you see any suspicious activity or have any information, call 911 or 372-3234.

TTUAlert: Assault at CRMC

1:53 AM
An assault occurred around 12:50 a.m. at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The suspect, Michael Flanigan, was last seen running from the CRMC parking lot headed east. He as last seen wearing a University of Tennessee T-shirt and an orange hat. If you see any suspicious activity or have any information, call 911 or 372-3234.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

3:02 AM
As of 3 a.m. Cookeville Police continue to patrol area. Shortly after 2 a.m. Subject involved in assault was last seen north of Whitney and 7th St. Report any suspicious activity to police. About 2 a.m. Police began looking for a black male wearing dark clothing involved in an assault at the hospital. Subject is armed with a knife

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Campus Status Yellow for Friday, March 6

6:19 PM
Campus Status Yellow for Friday, March 6. Open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Students who choose not to attend class should contact their faculty members at the earliest opportunity and discuss making up any class assignments/exams missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy. Please note a revision to the Yellow code regarding missed assignments and exams.

Campus status changed to Red, university closed

10:03 AM
Red: The campus is closed Thursday, March 5, except for emergency personnel. Emergency personnel include Campus Police, Facilities personnel, Dining Services personnel, Residential Life personnel and Health Services personnel. The Volpe Library is open until 4:30.

Campus Status: Delayed Opening at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5

5:09 AM
TTU classes before 11 a.m. are cancelled, Thursday, March 5. All classes after 11 a.m. are on schedule. Offices will open at 11 a.m. Students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Emergency personnel reporting on time.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Campus status remains yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26

6:04 AM
The campus status remains yellow for Thursday, Feb. 26. Allow extra travel time to campus. Crews have been working since 11 p.m. last night to clear campus entrances, streets and sidewalks. Parking lots have some snow covering. The university is open on regular schedule, but students and employees should use their own judgment as to whether it is safe for them to travel to the campus. Student will not be penalized for missing class and will be allowed to make up any class assignments missed. Employees will be charged leave according to policy.
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