F.A.Q.s for AU Desktop Alerts
What is AU Desktop Alert? AU Desktop Alert is a program that will display emergency alerts on your computer. It can be installed on computers running Mac or Windows operating systems.
Will it slow down my computer? No. It is a small program that will use very little of system resources.
When will AU Desktop Alerts be sent? AU Desktop Alerts will be triggered in the event of a campus emergency. It will not be used to communicate routine messages. (Note: Test runs of AU Desktop Alerts will be performed two to three times a year, but you will be notified in advance that it is only a test via Today@AU announcements).
What will AU Desktop Alerts look like? They will look something like the image below: