Alerts are used to communicate important, time-sensitive information on the UND website.
COVID-19 Alert Snippet
Used to alert users of changes in business practices, hours of operations, policy, or procedure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- It is limited to 500 characters. Paragraphs of text is not the appropriate use because it takes attention away from a critical notice.
- If needed, include a link to webpage or contact details (phone number and/or email) for more information.
- Users should be mindful of alerts on their sites and remove alerts if information is no longer relevant or outdated.
COVID-19 Alert Snippet Examples
Zoom appointments are available for counseling services. No in-person sessions are being scheduled.
Marketing & Communications uses global alerts to communicate messages across all websites in OmniUpdate. To meet accessibility and template guidelines, global alert content must be short in length and include only one link.
This is a customizable message/alert with many possible uses. Currently, it is being use to communicate the current campus safety level in respect to COVID-19, with a link to the COVID-19 blog for details.
Campus (Emergency) Alert
The orange campus alert appears above the Campus Message if a weather closure or safety information needs to be communicated to the entire campus community immediately.
The Alert Snippet is available to communicate information on individual web pages. The UND website uses universally accepted alert style colors to indicate:
- Information (blue)
- Warning (yellow)
- Error or emergency (red)
- Success status (green)