UNSWalert - SMS Emergency Notification System

Published: 16 May 2016

UNSWalert - SMS Emergency Notification System

An emergency or crisis situation can arise with very little warning and could seriously impact on your safety on campus. With this in mind UNSW provides an emergency notification system that operates via mobile phone SMS/text. 

As a UNSW student, you are automatically registered to receive an SMS alert when emergency situations arise. 

To get these texts you need to have entered your current mobile number into myUNSW in the mobile field, and to make sure that you haven’t opted out of the system.

Don’t risk being the last to know when something is happening - go to myUNSW today to check or update your number.

(If you do not wish to receive these texts you can opt out at the same url.)

Examples of possible alert messages

  • Due to severe weather, classes & lectures have been cancelled for this evening, dd/mm/yyyy
  • FIRE - AGSM - EVACUATE TO BOTANY ST CARPARK - STAY AWAY FROM BOTANY ST
  • GAS LEAK - NEWTON - EVACUATE TO VILLAGE GREEN - AVOID PHONE USE
  • CHEM SPILL - BIOSCIENCES - EVACUATE - DANGER USE CAUTION

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