By registering your cell phone number on VIP, students, faculty, and staff can receive emergency text messages alerting them to a current or imminent threat. To register or update your emergency contact information, visit VIP, log in, click the “Personal tab”, and then select “Emergency Notification.”
Carolina Alert messages will be sent from the number 67283 or 226787. Subscribers are encouraged to enter these numbers into their phone’s contacts, name the contact “Carolina Alert”, and choose a unique ringtone.
The University can alert students, faculty and staff of emergency conditions by sending an email to your official University-supplied e-mail address. To register or update your emergency contact information, visit VIP, log in, click the “Personal tab”, and then select “Emergency Notification”.
If you don’t frequently use your University e-mail, follow these instructions to forward your e-mails to a different account.