NazAlert is the mass emergency notification system of Nazareth University and is used to simultaneously notify you of an emergency on campus, the nature of the situation, and precautionary actions to take. This system is free.

How to register with NazAlert

Access NazAlert for the first time

NazAlert is an opt-out system. Your Nazareth email address and primary cell phone number (currently on file) have been automatically added to the system.

Be sure to verify/update your cell phone number as part of your campus record.

  1. Go to NazNet Self-Service and log in using your MyNaz credentials.
  2. Click on your username in the upper right hand corner then choose User Profile.
  3. In the Phone Numbers section, click on the pencil icon next to the cell phone number you wish to edit.

Update your cell phone number using these steps anytime it changes while you are attending Nazareth.

Set up how you want to be notified

Contact paths are the ways you want to be contacted by NazAlert in an emergency.

This document explains how to set up your contact paths (mobile phone, email, voice-only phone).

NazAlert Fast Facts

Emergencies covered by NazAlert

NazAlert is prepared to handle any mass emergency on campus. Emergencies at Nazareth University are extremely rare but we are constantly planning for everyone's safety. Some examples where NazAlert may be used:

  • Extreme weather events such as wildfires, tornadoes, floods, or blizzards
  • Violent action on or near campus such as an armed individual
  • Major accident on or near campus
  • Major local chemical release
  • Act of terrorism on or near campus

Use of NazAlert is at the discretion of the Director of Campus Safety.

How NazAlert works

When you register, you choose how NazAlert contacts you. The system will keep trying to contact you until it receives a confirmation. The methods of contacts are:

  • Cell phones
  • Text messages (SMS)
  • Landline phones - home/apartment/residence hall/office
  • Campus email
  • Private email
Emergency communication steps
  1. Nazareth University offices create voice and/or text messages describing the emergency and what steps people should take.
  2. NazAlert systems simultaneously contacts all students, faculty, and staff using their preferred communication methods.
  3. Students, faculty, and staff receive message.
  4. Additional messages and/or directions can be created as conditions warrant.
Who should subscribe to NazAlert?

All members of the Nazareth community should register for the NazAlert service. Although it may never be used, it will be invaluable in true emergencies.

How do I change the phone numbers associated with my NazAlert?
  • If you need to update your primary cell phone information as part of your campus record, we encourage you to login to Naznet Self Service at:
    • Click on your username in the upper right hand corner then choose User Profile. In the Phone Numbers section, click on the pencil icon next to the Cell phone number you wish to edit.
How do I opt-out of NazAlert?

To temporarily opt out of text alerts, from your mobile device text “STOP” to short code 67283 or 226787.

You can opt back in by texting the word “START” to the same shortcodes.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding NazAlert, please contact the Technology and Media Service Desk at 389-2111.

Students, Faculty, and Staff

Log in to your NazAlert account and add your cell phone information for emergency notifications. In an emergency, every second counts.

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