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Emergency Text Messaging

As part of the UMass Amherst Alerts system, emergency text messages provide time-sensitive notifications to subscribers’ cell phones.

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Login to SPIRE with your Net ID and password to sign up for text message alerts.  From the SPIRE Main Menu, Click UMass Amherst Alerts > Sign Up for Alerts and simply tell us where to text you.

For guests to campus, Text UMassAlertsGuest to 78015 to receive alerts during your visit.

For more information about how to subscribe, go to Emergency Text Messaging on the IT website.