Sign up for emergency text messages

Northern Arizona University sends text messages to your cell phone in case of an emergency, including weather-related closures. You also can add additional phone numbers so that a friend or family member is notified of an emergency.

The free service, called NAU Alert, sends only emergency or other urgent messages. The system is not used to distribute advertising or other unsolicited content.

Click here to register, make changes to your NAU Alert settings or to add another user, such as a family member.

For technical support, faculty and staff should call the ITS Solution Center at (928) 523-1511 or e-mail

Students should call the Student Technology Center at (928) 523-9294 or e-mail The statewide toll-free number is (888) 520-7215.

NAU's official snow closure policy is available online