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University of Maryland Emergency Notification System Hosted by e2Campus

UM Alerts is the system used by the Emergency Management Team to send text messages about campus emergencies to the University community. The system will also be used for campus closing or delayed opening announcements. You can register personal devices, such as cell phones, Blackberry devices or pagers, that are capable of receiving SMS text messages.

If you want to add your personal device, e-mail account or home number to the emergency message list, log into the UM Alerts system to register your device.  

You will need the phone number of the device along with the name of your carrier to register the device. You can remove, add or change your email address or telephone number at any time by logging into the UM Alerts system.

You will need a myUMID and UM Password to access the UM Alerts system hosted by e2Campus. (See Support Documentation below.)

Video TutorialTo view a tutorial on the UM Alert Emergency Notification System, click here.

NOTE: If you registered with the previous system hosted by Roam Secure, you will need to re-register for the new system.

Login or sign up for UM Alerts


UM Alerts Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)


Q:What is my UM Alerts username and password?   
A:

UM Alerts uses UMID Authentication. 

You can log into UM Alerts using your UMID and UMID Password. 

Click here for more information about UMID Authentication. 

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Q:Can I change my contact preferences?   
A:

Yes. You can change your account settings to add different e-mail addresses or phone numbers.

Click here for more information on adding a device to your account.

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Q:Does this service work on multiple cell phone networks? 
A:

Yes. e2Campus is a cross-carrier service. See a list of wireless carriers supported here.

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Q:Do I need to install software on my phone?   
A:

No.

e2Campus uses the industry standard SMS text messaging protocol to send messages to your phone.

However, your mobile phone plan will need to accept text messages in order for this service to work properly.

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Q:Will this cost me anything? 
A:

Maybe. Depending on your wireless carrier provider and the plan you have, your wireless carrier may charge a nominal fee  to receive SMS text messages.

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Q:Will I receive unsolicited messages ("SPAM") on my mobile phone or e-mail account?  
A:

No.

The vendor, e2Campus, enforces a ZERO SPAM policy which clearly prohibits unsolicited messages, and e2Campus does not sell the contact information of our subscribers to third party marketers.

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Q:The campus was closed  or there was a delayed opening due to weather or other issues.  Why didn't I get a notification?
A:

Log into the UM Alerts system and check on the email address or SMS device you have registered on your UM Alerts account. 

If a valid email address or SMS Device is registered, and you still did not receive a UM Closing or Delayed Opening Announcement, please contact the IT Help Desk. 

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Support Documentation