About ISU Alert

The ISU Alert system will quickly alert Iowa State University students, faculty and staff of potentially dangerous situations. The system could be activated during severe weather, hazardous materials incidents, bomb threats or other immediate dangers.

How you'll get the message

Emergency alerts will be sent through these media:

  • Telephone call (to cell or landline phone)
  • Text message
  • E-mail

After receiving an alert

Update your phone numbers, e-mail

Check the FAQ

  • Who'll have access to my phone number?
  • How many messages will I get during an emergency?
  • Can I opt out of emergency alerts?
  • Check the ISU Alert FAQ for answers to these questions and more.