The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Emergency Notification System (ENS)

The UMass Amherst comprehensive Emergency Notification System (ENS) is called UMass Amherst Alerts. Emergency notifications apply to emergency situations or conditions that pose an immediate or imminent safety or security threat to the campus community or have the potential to significantly disrupt/impact campus activities. The ENS system includes: emergency broadcast emails, outdoor warning sirens and emergency text messages.

Registering for Emergency Text Messages - All campus cell phone users are urged to register to receive emergency text messages. For enrollment information, frequently asked questions and to sign-up for emergency text messaging, please visit  

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