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AlertU: Mobile Alert Emergency Notification System for Ohlone College- Campus Police Services / Safety and Security

  • Alert notifications sent only in emergency situations
  • Alert subscribers will not receive spam
  • Subscriber information will not be shared with third-party marketers
  • No fee to enroll; however, standard text message rates apply
  • Sign up is simple!

Subscribe to AlertU, a Waterfall Mobile product.The Ohlone Community College District has adopted AlertU as one means of communicating with students, staff, and faculty during a campus emergency, such as a natural disaster or safety threat.

AlertU is a text based mass communication system that is of no cost to participants. AlertU is an "opt in" program and users can "opt out" at anytime.

With AlertU, school administrators can send text alerts to subscribers’ mobile devices and communicate critical information in real-time.

Sign Up is Simple

Cell phone text messaging: TO: 253788, MSG: OHLONE.There are three methods for "opting in":

  1. Text OHLONE to 253788 (AlertU) and reply Y
  2. Sign up online at www.alertu.org/ohlone
  3. Use the sign up form below:
Sign up for AlertU

Asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

* Mobile Number:

* Relationship to Ohlone College:

Your privacy is important to us. Your personal information will not be sold or shared with unaffiliated third parties except as necessary to maintain and process client accounts or when the law requires it.

Please note: AlertU will send a test message once each quarter asking whether the participant wants to continue or opt out.

Unsubscribe Instructions

To unsubscribe, text stop or unsub to 253788 (AlertU).


If you have questions about Ohlone's use of AlertU, please contact Steve Osawa, Chief of Campus Police Services, at sosawa@ohlone.edu. Download a flyer about Ohlone's AlertU program (PDF).

Visit AlertU for additional information about the service.

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