Emergency Alerts

Franklin & Marshall's Emergency Alert is an instant, mass notification system that enables students, parents, and members of the faculty and professional staff to receive updates and alerts on cell phones, email accounts, and social media sites (Twitter and Facebook). 

Franklin & Marshall's Emergency Alert is an instant, mass-notification system powered by Rave Mobile Safety. The Franklin & Marshall Emergency Alert system is our effort to better disseminate emergency information and is intended to increase safety on the Franklin & Marshall campus.

Information for Parents

You have the option of receiving Franklin & Marshall Emergency Alert messages.  Once registered, all users can add up to a total of 2 cell phone numbers and 2 email addresses.  If you are a parent and would like to receive the alerts, have your student add your cell and/or email information to his/her account.

  • You are responsible for any messaging charges from your wireless service provider.  Franklin & Marshall is not responsible for any charges your service provider may charge for standard text message fees.
  • You will only receive messages for which you have registered.
  • Your information is not shared with or sold to third parties.
  • If you do not want to receive text messages you may sign up for only email alerts.

About Your Franklin & Marshall Emergency Alert Account

The Emergency Alert system is a separate account and is not the same as your universal Franklin & Marshall NetID account.

Before you sign up for your alert account, here are some suggestions and helpful information:

  • You only have to register one time. You can register two cell phones and two email addresses on each account.
  • Once your registration is confirmed, you can log in to your account and:
    • Add an additional cell phone number and/or email address. 
    • Change your cell phone number or email address.
    • Reset your password.
    • See the left side bar for the User Log In link.

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

To sign up for Franklin & Marshall Emergency Alert notifications:
  • Go to the sign up page and press "Register Now."
  • Add the email address or cell phone where you would like to receive notifications.
  • If you signed up for text messages you will be sent to a web page where you must enter the validation code that you receive via text message.
  • If you signed up for email alerts you will be emailed a link to activate the email address.
  • If you have any problems with this registration process, please contact Information Technology Services Help Desk at 717-358-5678.
You only have to register one time.  If you have already signed up for email alerts, simply sign in to your account and click 'Add under Mobile Contacts'.

No advertisements or non-emergency alerts will be sent to you. You may choose to opt out of the service at any time. 

Once you have an account, you can add to or change how you receive your messages. 

Sign up now

Log Into Your Emergency Alert Account 

The Emergency Alert username may or may not be the same as your F&M NetID. You must use the same username as when you created your Emergency Alert account.
Once you are logged into your Emergency Alert account, you can:
  • Add an additional cell phone number and/or email address.
  • Change your cell phone number or email address.
  • Reset your password.