Don’t panic! May tornado siren testing set f...

Don’t panic! May tornado siren testing set for MTSU’s main campus, Miller complex

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MTSU plans to test its tornado sirens on campus and at the Miller Coliseum Complex Wednesday, May 8, at 11:15 a.m.

This will be a brief, routine test of the system, and no safety actions will be required.

If there’s inclement weather in the area at the scheduled test time, the test will be canceled.

MTSU notifies the campus and surrounding neighborhoods before these tests each month. The university tests its tornado sirens on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to minimize distractions for the campus and its neighbors.

Members of the campus community can prepare for emergency weather situations anytime by checking MTSU’s list of recommended shelters at You also can see the full siren-testing schedule at Bookmark both sites!

Remember: When there’s a weather emergency, all students, faculty and staff automatically receive a Rave alert at their MTSU email addresses. If you want text and/or voice alerts too, visit and use the “click here and log in” link to make those notification changes.