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Registering to Receive ECU Alerts

Cell phone registration is voluntary. There is no charge from ECU for this service; however, if your cell phone plan includes a fee for receiving text messages you agree to incur this charge by registering. No advertising is sent through the ECU Alert System. Once registered, you may discontinue the ECU TextAlert service at any time by replying "STOP" to a text message.

Register Your Cell

Students, staff, faculty, family, and community members may register to receive ECU TextAlert emergency notices via text message on a cell phone. Please follow the links below.

Students, Faculty, and Staff, click below to add or change a cell phone number to receive emergency text messages. You will user your PirateID and Passphrase to login.


Login to TextAlert

Family and Community Member, click below to Sign-Up for ECU Alert Emergency Messages.


Family & Campus Neighbor
Cell Phone Registration


Parent/Family Note: Do not send duplicate registrations. If your email address or cell phone number has changed. Please send an email to ecualertinfo@ecu.edu. Please also note that families will not be sent messages about weather-related delays or closings, and will only be notified about major emergency situations. To UNSUBSCRIBE from Cell Phone Text Messaging at any time, simply reply to a TextAlert with only the word, STOP as the message.

Download Software to Receive ECU Alert pop-ups on your Computer

ECU students, faculty and staff can download ECU ALERT Pop-up Software ECU's Instant-messaging software for office and home computers from the ECU Software Download Site

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