What is CCAlert?
CCAlert is a free service provided by AlertU to Columbia College students, employees, and the surrounding community. AlertU is an emergency short messaging service or SMS (text) messaging technology developed for college communities that will notify you of on campus emergencies, inclement weather, campus closures and other high priority events. Campus account managers send text messages to subscribers mobile devices communicating these critical campus updates to students, staff and faculty in real-time. Friends and family members are also able to subscribe to receive updates.
AlertU signup form for Columbia College: Follow this link to Register Now!
Message and Data Rates May Apply. No more than 30 messages (emergency alerts) a month will be sent to subscribers. Subscription to the AlertU keyword does not expire. To unsubscribe, text STOP or UNSUB to 253788 (ALERTU). For support, text HELP to 253788 (ALERTU) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Supported Carriers for the AlertU service are: AT&T, Alltel, Boost, CellularOne, NEXTEL, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless. Campaign / service is compatible with most handsets. Participation must be made by the account holder.