Illini-Alert, Who is eligible?
Who can enroll in Illini-Alert? What if I'm not affiliated with the University and want the alerts?
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 to receive Illini-Alert messages.
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 Fast Follow (external link) the Illini-Alert Twitter feed. Fast Follow will send a text message to your phone when an Illini-Alert message is sent. To Fast Follow Illini-Alert, send a text message to 40404 with the text "follow IlliniAlert" (without the quotation marks). Fast Follow works without needing to create a Twitter account and is only available in the US.