VT Alerts for Campus Visitors

All visitors to the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus are able to subscribe to receive real-time VT Alerts to stay informed about Blacksburg campus emergencies.

To subscribe:

1. Text HokieVisit to 67283.
2. You will receive a text message confirming your subscription.

The alerts will be active for 7 days. All users who subscribe will receive a message with instructions to opt-in again if desired at the end of the 7-day period.

In addition, all VT Visitors are encouraged to download the free LiveSafe mobile safety app. App users can access important just-in-time emergency information, connect with Virginia Tech emergency services, and navigate the Blacksburg campus quickly and safely. To download the app, search “LiveSafe” in your app store, or visit bit.ly/VT-LiveSafe for more information.


Please direct any questions to Virginia Tech Emergency Management at 540-231-4873 or oem@vt.edu.

VT Alerts Infographic