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VT Alerts for Hokie Family and Community Members

All Hokie family members, loved ones, and community members in surrounding areas around campus are able to subscribe to receive real-time VT Alerts to stay informed about Blacksburg campus emergencies.

To subscribe, text HokieFam to 226787.

All Hokie loved ones and community members are also encouraged to download the free Hokie Ready 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.

Please direct any questions to Virginia Tech Emergency Management at 540-231-4873 or