FLASHbrief is a program designed to send you messages in case of emergency. You will first be prompted to enter an e-mail address. You can BYPASS this process, you have been provided FLASHbrief with all UW-Stout e-mail contacts. Then you will be prompted to enter your cellular phone number if you wish to receive text messages. FLASHbrief Internet connection insures 20 second or less audible as well as visual advisory and emergency messages-direct from your emergency authority.