Emergency Mass Notification System - Update Mobile Phone via Greenshades (Faculty/Staff)

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

Only active employees are imported daily into the system

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)


Campus Evacuation

Active Threat

Hazardous Material/Gas Leak

Bomb Threat



To Update Your Phone number in Greenshades for Emergency Notifications:

1.  Login to Greenshades using your staff email and Greenshades password.

Greenshades Login

2.  Click "HR Profile" from the top navigation menu.

HR Profile

3.  Click "Address" from the left navigation menu.


4.  Click the "Edit" button under Additional Information.

Edit Address

5.  Enter your Mobile Number in the "Phone 1" field.

Mobile Number

6.  Click the blue "Submit" button

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

All messages will come from this number:  32230

You will receive this text from 32230:

"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"

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


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.

8.  If at any time you no longer want to receive these alerts, text 32230 with:


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:90559
Owner:Dave F.Group:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Created:2019-03-21 14:45 CSTUpdated:2019-11-14 15:20 CST
Sites:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
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