Crime prevention is everyone's responsibility. Report suspicious activity to security and the police immediately.

My Alerts

MyAlerts, University of Maryland University College's emergency communication system, will send you a text message to keep you informed of unexpected local and national alerts, as well as site-specific closings due to emergency situations and severe weather.

Once you register, MyAlerts delivers important emergency alerts, notifications, and updates on your:

  • E-mail account (work, personal, other
  • Cell phone
  • Pager
  • Smartphone/PDA (BlackBerry, Treo, and other handhelds

Please send your questions or comments regarding safety and security or emergency preparedness to security@umuc.edu and visit MyAlerts to sign up for the university's emergency communication system.