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 and visit MyAlerts to sign up for the university's emergency communication system.