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VT Alerts for Vendors and Contractors

All those doing business on the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus can subscribe to receive text messages from the VT Alerts system to stay informed. This could include vendors, contractors, fraternity or sorority house managers, and more.

To subscribe, text HokieFam to 226787 to subscribe to receive VT Alerts.

In addition, all vendors and contractors are 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

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