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Public Safety

Alert Sign Up

About This Service

You may opt to receive alerts by text, by email, or by both

The Emergency Text (SMS) Notification Service is a free service provided by Nixle and administered by Delta College’s Department of Public Safety (DCDPS). The intent of this service is to allow students, college employees and community members to register to receive text (SMS) notification of emergency situations and other critical information, such as campus closings. 

Nixle and Delta College do not charge a fee to receive emergency notifications, however standard text and data rates may apply. Users are encouraged to review their current mobile plan for text/data charges. Delta College is not responsible for any personal finance charges mobile carriers levy on text/SMS/Data messages. Please consult your mobile service provider before enrolling in this voluntary service to fully understand any applicable finance charges.


Any student, college employee, or community member can sign-up for this service. There are two methods for subscribing to Delta College Emergency Notifications.

Option 1 - Send a text message (To Receive Text Alerts Only)

  • Using your mobile phone, text DELTAEMG to 888777
  • You will receive two text messages back, the first will read:
    DCDPS:You are linked to DELTAEMG Info: Reply HELP for help, Reply STOP to cancel. Msg&Data rates may apply, Freq depends on settings
  • The second message will read:
    DELTAEMG: Thanks for signing up to receive emergency notifications and adverse weather updates from Delta College.

 Option 2 - Sign up form (To Receive Text, Email, or Both Alerts)

  • Using the form below, enter your Mobile Number, Email Address, and Zip Code. Read and review the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and check the "I Accept" box, then click the "Sign Up!" button. 
    • To receive email notifications only, do not enter your mobile number in the form below. Only enter the email address you wish to have email messages sent to. You will not receive the text confirmations noted below if you do not enter a mobile number.
  • After submitting the form you will receive a text message, you must reply to that message with the word YES to complete the sign up process, that message will read:
    DCDPS! Info at Reply HELP for help, Reply STOP to cancel. Msg & Data rates may apply, Freq depends on settings Reply YES to receive text msgs.
  • After replying with YES, you will receive a message that reads:
    Nixle Alerts! You are linked to DELTAEMG info: Reply HELP for help, Reply STOP to cancel. Msg & Data rates may apply, Freq depends on settings


If you no longer wish to receive Emergency Notifications from Delta College, text STOP to 888777.

After sending the STOP message, you will receive a confirmation text message that reads:
Nixle Alerts - DELTAEMG You will no longer receive alerts for DELTAEMG Info

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