Providing a safe and secure environment for our students, faculty, staff, and community is a top priority at San Jacinto College. San Jacinto College has partnered with SendWordNow to create SJC AlertMe, which will contact members of the College community through email, voice, and text messages, in the event of an emergency situation. In addition, they system also integrates with National Weather Service weather alerts, and offers a free app for smartphone users to receive push notifications in the event of a campus or college emergency.
SJC AlertMe provides San Jacinto College with another communication tool to keep students, faculty, staff, and the community informed during threatening situations and weather-related closings. In order to receive email, voice, and text messages, you must provide your current, up-to-date, personal contact information. San Jacinto College current students, faculty and staff should do this through SOS. Members of the San Jacinto College community who wish to receive SJC AlertMe messages should sign up via the link below.
SJC AlertMe will be activated when the College determines a serious threat exists and the College community must take immediate action to remain safe and secure. The system will also be used to announce an unscheduled College and / or campus closing, or cancellation of classes due to situations such as severe weather.
Email is the official form of communication with San Jacinto College students, faculty, staff, and community. All SJC AlertMe alerts will be sent via email to students' and employees' San Jacinto College email account. Text and voice messages, as well as mobile app push notifications, may also be activated. There is no cost to sign up for this notification service. However, you are responsible for any data charges from your phone service provider associated with receiving messages.
To download the Send Word Now Direct mobile app, visit our website.
SJC AlertMe has been configured to send employees and students critical weather notifications from the National Weather Service. Notifications are set to be sent between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have signed up to receive SJC AlertMe messages via text and the Direct mobile app, this is how you will receive these weather notifications.
In addition to SJC AlertMe, the College will continue to use its well-established communications methods including:
- The San Jacinto College website
- The San Jacinto College emergency information line at: 1-877-316-8308
- Official San Jacinto College Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sites
The vendor for SJC AlertMe is Send Word Now. This is also the method used to distribute student emails regarding campus happenings, news and events. At this time, we are unfortunately not able to provide a way for students to opt out of these types of emails. We are working to find a solution to this. Thank you for your patience.
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