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Emergency Mass Notification System - Update Mobile Number via MySWTC Portal (Students)

This documents will show students how to update their mobile phone number through MySWTC so you can receive emergency alerts.

Only Current term students are imported daily into the system (Example Spring 18-19)

This new notification system (text and email) will be used to send emergency alerts along with other important notifications:

Campus Closing (Weather related)

Campus Closing Early (Weather related)

Tornado

Campus Evacuation

Active Threat

Hazardous Material/Gas Leak

Bomb Threat

Lockdown

Fire


To Update Your Phone number in mySWTC for Emergency Notifications:

1.  Login to "MySWTC" using your SWTC NetID and password.

mySWTC Login Page

2. Click "Edit Profile" from the navigation on the left side of the page.


Edit Profile

3.  On the right hand side, scroll down to "Home Address Information".  Edit the "Mobile Phone" field for your new phone number as shown.


Edit Phone Number

4.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page - click the "Confirm/Update" button.


Confirm

5.  A pop-window will confirm your profile has been updated.


Update Profile Confirmed

The opt-in sms/text message is sent daily at 12 PM.

(Only current term students are imported daily)

You will receive this text:

"Southwest Tech. requires individuals to opt-in to receive 
emergency alerts vital to your safety.
To confirm opt in reply JOIN SWTC
Msg & data rates may apply"


6.  Reply to the text message on your mobile device:

JOIN SWTC


You will then receive a follow-up text to confirm you have successfully joined:

Welcome to Southwest Tech ALERTS, 
a critical part of our Emergency Contact System
Reply HELP SWTC for help. 
Reply STOP SWTC to cancel. 
Msg&Data rates may apply.


7.  If at any time you no longer want to receive these alerts, reply with:

STOP SWTC


You will then receive a follow-up text to confirm you have successfully cancelled the alerts:

Southwest Tech ALERTS cancelled. You will NOT receive emergency notifications via text. Send JOIN SWTC to subscribe






Keywords:alerts,notifications,mass,emergency,text,phone,cell   Doc ID:90555
Owner:Dave F.Group:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Created:2019-03-21 15:23 CDTUpdated:2019-08-28 13:03 CDT
Sites:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
CleanURL:https://kb.swtc.edu/alerts
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