On Oct. 23, there will be testing of McGill’s emergency notification tools. At approximately 9:30 a.m., test messages will be sent to cell phones of students, staff and faculty who’ve signed up for the McGill | Attention! free messaging service. To ensure you can receive these messages, sign up now. Also at approximately 9:30 a.m., a pop-up test message will be sent to registered desktops and laptops across McGill’s campuses. To ensure you can receive this free service, install Alertus software on your computer. There will also be testing of the emergency Web announcements at McGill.ca in phases from 9 – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. to 12:00pm and 20:30 – 20:45 p.m. (all times are approximate). For more information on this test, go here.