SU Alert Emergency Message System in Operation
University has an emergency alert system for use in the event of a crisis or
emergency that poses an immediate and life-threatening danger to the campus
community. All members of the campus community are strongly encouraged to
register for the system so they will be alerted when appropriate.
will be sent to registered text devices, registered email addresses and campus
workstations. If an alert is sent, it is
vital that you follow instructions in the message. The message length is
limited but will provide needed information.
system has multiple components, including a text alert system, e-mail
notification, posting of information to the university's website, posting of alerts to computers with the Alertus software and that
are connected to the university’s network, posting of information to selected
televisions on campus, and posting of information to the university’s Facebook
page and Twitter account. The
university also has an outdoor public address system to provide alerts and
intercom systems in various buildings.
please go to SU Alert Emergency Text
Messaging and follow the
For text devices and e-mail, login with your Ship email address and password. You may then enter up to three
mobile phone numbers and two e-mail addresses. Your Ship e-mail address is
automatically registered. You will also need to whitelist email@example.com in the personal e-mail accounts you have registered in this system to
allow the message to be received.
For your personal computer, install the Alertus Emergency
Notification program to receive alerts on your Windows
or Macintosh computer. University-owned computers are already configured with
Please follow us on Twitter
at @shippensburgU and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ShippensburgUniversity to be aware of alerts.
registration assistance, please contact the Ship Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 477-4357.
with questions or suggestions for ways to communicate with the campus may
contact Dr. Peter M. Gigliotti, executive director for university
communications and marketing, via e-mail at SUnews@ship.edu
or by calling 477-1202.