Illini-Alert, Who is eligible?
All current University of Illinois students, faculty, staff, and members of affiliated organizations will receive Illini-Alert messages to their NetID@illinois.edu email addresses.
If you are a member of one of these groups, you are encouraged to
add your cell phone number and an alternate email address. You may
subscribe up to three cell phone numbers and up to three email addresses
allowing your family to also receive Illini-Alert messages. http://emergency.illinois.edu
Retirees or others that aren't a member of this these groups (no @illinois.edu email address):
An easy way to receive Illini-Alert text messages is to send a "IlliniAlert" (without the quotation marks) to 226787.
You can also receive Illini-Alert messages by following @illinialert on Twitter (external link).