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MSU-Bozeman to test emergency text messaging system on Feb. 14

February 8, 2012 -- MSU News

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Montana State University will be conducting a test of its emergency text messaging system at 12 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Text messages will be sent to all students, faculty, staff and community members who have enrolled in MSU Alert.

The text message will appear on cell phones and mobile devices as coming from 69310 and will begin with the words: MSU Alert.

MSU Alert is a notification system to deliver critical information to MSU students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency.

Enrollment into the MSU Alert system is free and voluntary. If you do not enroll into the system, you will not receive emergency alert text messages. Enrollment is strongly recommended. Enrollment into the system is easy and takes only a few minutes.

If you have not enrolled in MSU Alert, you can enroll your cellular phone or mobile device by texting 69310 with the following message: msu alert. You will receive a confirmation text as a reply.

You may also enroll by following the instructions at the MSU Alert webpage at: http://www.montana.edu/msualert/

Contact: Erika Swanson, MSU Office of Student Success, 994-2826, erika.swanson@montana.edu; Tracy Ellig, MSU communications, 994-5607, tellig@montana.edu