Emergency Notification Methods

Emergency notifications will be distributed as quickly as possible in a manner that will likely reach the segment(s) of the on-campus community affected by the emergency. Distribution methods may include but are not limited to the following and vary depending on the nature and duration of the emergency:


SJSU will send emergency information via text, audio and email messages to your cell phone, conventional phone and email account. Update your Alert-SJSU info and settings.


Updates and instructions may be sent to employees via the campus email system and to students via MySJSU.

Public Address System   

SJSU's indoor public address system uses speaker telephones in all offices and instructional spaces.

SJSU Emergency Info and Homepages

Updates may be posted in the "Current Alerts" section of this page as well as the SJSU homepage.

Emergency Hotline


Recorded information will be provided and regularly updated.

Personal Voicemail


Information for employees will be sent via voicemail. At the prompt, enter your mailbox number, then * and your passcode.