Emergency Preparedness
UMD Alert System
UMD Alert is an alert system administered by the Department of Public Safety that allows the University Police to contact you during an emergency by sending text messages to your:
  • E-mail
  • Cell phone
  • Pager
  • BlackBerry/Treo

When an emergency occurs, authorized senders will instantly notify you using UMD Alert. UMD Alert is your personal connection to real-time updates, instructions on where to go, what to do, or what not to do, who to contact and other important information.

Visit UMD Alerts to learn more and to sign up to receive these alerts. UMD Alert is a free service offered by the University of Maryland. Your wireless carrier may charge you a fee to receive messages on your wireless device.