IVCC Alerts on your Cell Phone or Email
Emergency Notification System
implemented an Emergency Notification System to notify students so that campus administrators can quickly
communicate with students, faculty, and staff in the event of an emergency
situation that would require that the campus be closed. The privacy and
priority of this information will be preserved and will not be shared with
third parties for commercial purposes or any purpose other than this
All students who have provided a cell phone number to
IVCC will be included in the alert system. You need to have SMS text messaging
enabled on your cell phone account to receive these messages. IVCC’s
Emergency Notification System does not charge students to receive messages.
Standard or other messaging charges apply depending on your wireless carrier
Depending on your plan, these messages may carry a
per message charge. This alert system will only be used for campus closures
(weather or security related), safety notifications as required by law, and
once per semester for testing. Students will not be notified of individual
class cancellations through this service—students need to check the IVCC
website for this information.
It is imperative that students notify the Records
Office of any changes to their cell phone number or email address in order to
be notified in case of an emergency.
emergency notification system will be tested two times per year—once in the
fall and once in the spring. This testing is necessary to ensure the system is
working when needed during emergency situations.
is strongly recommended that all students remain in the Emergency Notification
System through the use of the text messaging feature. Students who choose to
opt out will not receive text notifications of campus closures due to weather,
safety or other emergency situations. Students will also not receive the text
messages regarding safety situations as required by law through the Clery Act.
Emails will continue to be sent for these events.
opt out of the text messaging function, students should text STOP to 67283 or
226787. This will not remove a student from the emergency emails sent out by