What is AlertU?

AlertU is an emergency short messaging service or SMS (text) messaging technology developed for college and university communities and enterprises. Campus account managers send text messages to subscribers mobile devices communicating critical campus updates to students, staff and faculty in real-time. Friends and family members are also able to subscribe to receive updates. Sign up today!

Sign up is simple:

*Text SHASTA to 253788 (ALERTU) and reply Y or sign up online at:

ALERTU subscribers will not receive spam.  Alert notifications are only sent in emergency situations.  Subscriber information will not be shared with third party marketers

*Standard text message rates apply.


Shasta College is in the process of changing the alert notification system.  The process will be complete by August 15, 2014.  Current students, staff and faculty will be enrolled automatically.  Please be aware of the notice if you wish to opt-out.