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June 13, 2019

CMU-Alert Changes July 1

CMU-Alert, Carnegie Mellon University’s emergency notification system, is transitioning to a new service provider, which will no longer require subscribers to opt in.

As of July 1, faculty and staff will automatically receive CMU-Alert messages to their email, office phone and personal phone numbers listed in Workday. Please ensure your contact information is accurate in Workday. Refer to the Change Contact Information Quick Guide [pdf] for instructions. Please note that faculty and staff wishing to receive text alerts must identify their cell phone number as a mobile device in the drop-down menu.

While discouraged, faculty and staff may opt out of receiving emergency alerts to their mobile and/or other personal phone numbers by following the Unsubscribe from CMU-Alert in Workday Quick Guide [pdf].  

CMU-Alert email messages will come from CMU-Alert voice notifications will come from 412-268-2578 (ALRT). Please add this information as a contact on your mobile device to avoid confusion and concerns with spam communications.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact