FCC Alert FAQs



Frequently Asked Questions

 
Q: How do I sign up for FCC Alert messages?

A: If you are a student, faculty or staff member please click the "Signup" link and enter your information.


Q: How do I Opt-Out (remove myself) from receiving FCC Alert messages?

A: Please log into your account to opt-out for e2Campus alerts for your school. You may opt-out of one particular group or the entire service.


Q: What exactly is FCC Alert / e2Campus?

A: e2Campus is a patent pending universal notification system that allows designated administrators to send time-sensitive messages to the mobile phones, email, and/or pagers of their subscribers (students, faculty, staff, radio stations, TV stations, and others). In the event of an emergency, subscribers can get notified immediately of the situation, wherever they are geographically.


Q: What is a universal notification system?

A: A universal notification system is defined as a platform to deliver a notification to an entire audience by all means necessary; therefore creating universal coverage to increase the odds that a particular subscriber received the notification in a timely manner.


Q: What is a notification?

A: A notification is defined as a form of communication that delivers descriptive information about news or an event, unlike a bell or siren that communicates little information.


Q: Do I need to install software and/or hardware in order to have FCC Alert?

A: NO. FCC Alert is a 100% web-based software system, so you do not need any additional software or hardware. All you need is a web browser with an Internet connection and you are up and running! You can look at FCC Alert as a Public Safety "Utility"- always on and ready for action.


Q: Will any person receive unsolicited messages ("SPAM") on their mobile phone?

A: NO. FCC Alert enforces a ZERO SPAM policy which clearly prohibits unsolicited messages, and FCC Alert does not sell the contact information of our subscribers to third party marketers.

Still have questions? Contact the help desk in G122