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To subscribe to VT Alerts through phone calls, text messages, or emails sent to accounts, visit the registration website.

You will need your PID and password to register. While on the site, you can choose to receive either a phone call or text message in the event of an alert.

To be eligible for this channel of VT Alerts, a community member must meet one of several eligibility criteria. Users are subject to the conditions of use. Those eligible includes:

  • Students who are currently enrolled or were enrolled in one of the past four semesters, including students of the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine;
  • University employees of any kind, including employees of the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine;
  • Individuals who have been offered admission or employment to the university; 
  • University retirees; and
  • Sponsored university affiliates.

To determine eligibility for this channel of VT Alerts, individuals can verify their Virginia Tech affiliation by completing the following steps:

  1. Log in to MyVT.
  2. Click on the “Personal Info” tab.
  3. Click on “Manage your Profile.

Attention Google Voice users: The SMS portion of VT Alerts cannot send text messages via Google Voice, so you should use the direct number for your mobile telephone for the text message option.