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Alert Information



 Yellow:  Campus Telephone Alert

Campus Telephone System Maintenance

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 • 3:20 PM chperry

On Thursday, February 22, at 11pm, the phone system in the following buildings will be unavailable for up to 5 minutes between 11pm and 11:15pm due to system maintenance:
- Jennie Sealy Hospital
- Angleton Danbury Campus
- Shearn Moody Plaza
- Lipton
- Texas City Specialties clinic
- Dickinson RMCH clinic
The Emergency (Orange) phones and Voalte phones will still be available for staff use in the buildings above.


 Yellow:  Crime Alert

Armed Robbery Near Galveston Campus

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 • 8:48 AM rareyes

At about 6:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, UTMB Police assisted Galveston PD with the investigation of an armed robbery at the Chevron located at Broadway and 6th street, just over a quarter of a mile from the Galveston Campus. It was reported that two black males entered the store where one of them brandished a firearm. The other one had a firearm in his waistband. There was an additional black male waiting outside of the store during the robbery. The two individuals made off with what cash was in the register, but no shots were fired and there were no injuries sustained by the clerk or a customer that was in the store.

The Galveston Police Department is investigating the offense. UTMB Police Department along with the UTMB K9 team, assisted with the initial search of the area with negative results. UTMB Police have cleared the scene and remain vigilant in their patrols of the campus.

UTMB Police advise all UTMB student, staff, employees, patients and visitors to remain alert and aware of their surroundings, and to take necessary precautions when traveling to and from campus. If you have any information that could aid this investigation, please call UTMB Police Department immediately at 409-772-1111.



 Yellow:  Network Alert

Scheduled Network Maintenance for the Clear Lake Center

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 • 9:09 AM joreily

On February 22nd, 2018, at 12:00am, NetOps will be replacing the router at Clear Lake Center from an old single Cisco router to new redundant Cisco routers. We are asking for 30 minutes of downtime with 30 minutes for recovery. All connectivity in and out of the building will be down during the 30 minutes of down time.

Scheduled Network Maintenance for Keiller

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 • 9:09 AM joreily

On February 22nd, Network Operations will be replacing the building router for Keiller (Bldg 2) beginning at 7pm. When this change begins, this will cause a brief network outage for the entire building. We will then move floor by floor and anticipate less than 5 minutes of network down time, per floor, as we move connections to the new router.

Scheduled Network Maintenance for the UTMB Library

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 • 9:08 AM joreily

On February 19th, Network Operations will be replacing the building router and switches for UTMB Library (Bldg 24) beginning at 8am. When this change begins, there will be no connectivity in and out of the building.














Emergency Communications

Disaster/Weather Emergencies

In the event of a disaster or emergency weather conditions, please refer to the following lines of communication for more information:

  • Call the UTMB hotline at (409) 77-ALERT (772-5378); or
  • Call the UTMB main operator at (409) 772-1011.
  • Information is also available via the web at www.utmb.edu/alert. Should the UTMB web server go down, a second server is in place as a backup and will be available via UTMB's normal URL: www.utmb.edu.  Additionally, an informational site will be activated at www.utmbinfo.com.
  • See www.utmb.edu/emergency_plan for UTMB Health Emergency Operations Plans.
  • Monitor local television and radio stations including KPRC/950 AM, KTRH/740 AM and KIKK/96 FM in Houston.




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