College to test mass notification system

NEW PALTZ -The State University of New York at New Paltz will issue an audible test of its mass notification speaker system on campus from 1 to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

Members of the New Paltz community may hear a series of loud tones followed by a voice indicating that this is only a TEST of the college emergency notification system.

This system is only to be activated in accordance with the college’s Emergency Response Plan and at the discretion of select members of the campus’ Emergency Response Team.

Anyone who has questions or concerns should contact the University Police Department at (845) 257-2222.

For more information about the college’s emergency communications or response plan, visit the Emergency Management Web site at