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The Alertus is a desktop notification component of the University of Iowa’s emergency notification system. When the university issues an emergency alert (Hawk Alert), all computer workstations and laptops running the Alertus system will display a full-screen pop-up alert providing messaging about the emergency on campus and what actions to take. The pop-up alert option is being added in addition to the notifications those on campus already receive on personal mobile devices, and are not meant to replace them.

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