Campus News

Emergency desktop alert

The Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness is adding a new desktop alert feature to its current emergency alert system.

UGAAlert Desktop is a free program that can be downloaded at The download is located towards the bottom of the list.

With the new program, when UGAAlert is activated your computer will sound an alert tone and the UGAAlert message will scroll five times across the bottom of the computer screen.

The program is available for both Macs and PCs, but is limited to UGA-owned desktop and laptop computers due to the license agreement with the vendor.

For questions or for additional information regarding this service, contact John Newton with OSEP at 706-542-5845 or