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The MCNY Campus Alert System is an emergency notification system that is capable of sending notifications instantly and simultaneously to all registered mobile phones, E-mail addresses, and more. Messages will be of an urgent or emergency nature only.
Signing up is the most effective way for you to receive notifications critical to your safety and well-being.
You may register multiple email addresses, cell devices and voice devices. You are encouraged to enter an emergency contact email/device information.
If you already have and account click on the Login tab to add or update registered devices or email addresses.
MCNY Campus Alert System FAQs
Q: How do I sign up for MCNY Campus alerts?
A: If you are a student, faculty or staff member please click the "Sign Up" link and enter your information. Click here for a more detailed document with images.
Q: How do I Opt-Out (remove myself) from receiving MCNY Campus alerts?
A: Please log into your account to opt-out for e2Campus alerts for your school. You may opt-out of one particular group or the entire service.
Q: What exactly is the MCNY Campus Alert System?
A: The MCNY Campus Alert System is based on e2Campus by Omnilert. The e2Campus product is a patent pending universal notification system that allows designated administrators to send time-sensitive messages to the mobile phones, email, and/or pagers of their subscribers (students, faculty, staff, radio stations, TV stations, and others). In the event of an emergency, subscribers can get notified immediately of the situation, wherever they are geographically.
Q: What is a universal notification system?
A: A universal notification system is defined as a platform to deliver a notification to an entire audience by all means necessary; therefore creating universal coverage to increase the odds that a particular subscriber received the notification in a timely manner.
Q: What is a notification?
A: A notification is defined as a form of communication that delivers descriptive information about news or an event, unlike a bell or siren that communicates little information.
Q: Do I need to install software and/or hardware in order to have e2Campus?
A: NO. e2Campus is a 100% web-based software system, so you do not need any additional software or hardware. All you need is a web browser with an Internet connection and you are up and running! You can look at e2Campus as a Public Safety "Utility"- always on and ready for action.
Q: Will any person receive unsolicited messages ("SPAM") on their mobile phone?
A: NO. 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.
Q: People can text me however I cannot receive a message from e2Campus
A: There are two types of text messaging:
- Mobile Originated (sending a text message from one phone to another)
- Mobile Terminated (a non-cellphone to a cell phone)
You may be able to receive Mobile-to-mobile messaging however it appears that mobile terminated messaging is not activated on your account. Please check with your provider on this.
In the interim you can register an email account and/or voice phone in order to receive alerts.