Please note: Subscriptions are handled through MyNIU. See below for details.
Students who provide their mobile phone number in MyNIU are automatically registered to receive safety bulletin text messages (in addition to emails to their niu.edu email accounts). Follow these steps to add or change your phone number:
Faculty & staff who provide their cell phone number to NIU via the HR self-service portal are automatically registered to receive safety bulletin text messages (in addition to emails at their niu.edu email accounts). Follow these steps to add or change your phone number(s):
NIU students have the ability to register up to two additional contacts to receive emergency alerts. These contacts can be parents, spouses, family members or anyone else.
In the event of a situation that presents an imminent and verifiable danger to the campus community, notifications will be sent to the parents, spouses and others AFTER a message has been sent to all students and employees. The primary purpose of this service is to notify the people on campus as quickly as possible when an emergency occurs.
Please note: Timely Warnings and Community Bulletins are not sent to this group; only Emergency Alerts are.
Students, register two emergency contacts to receive emergency alerts using the following process:
You may repeat this process to register a second person.
Members of the community and the general public can access NIU Safety Bulletins through the following channels: