In the event of a significant emergency or dangerous situation, Amherst College may notify the community using the AC Alert system. AC Alerts provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with information that may be critical to their safety via text, voice, email, digital signs, and outdoor speakers. Read the College’s emergency notification policy for more information.
Students and Employees
Log in to Workday.
Search for Change My Home Contact Information.
Scroll down to Phone and click Add.
For Phone Type, select Emergency Alert.
Be sure to click the Submit button at the bottom left corner of the screen to enter the information.
The Emergency Alert phone numbers (you can add up to three) are used by the AC alert system to contact you in the event of a significant emergency or dangerous situation occuring on campus.
Text ACAlert to 78015 to receive emergency alerts from Amherst College.