UIC Alert

What Is It?

UIC Alert is a service that allows authorized UIC officials to send email and/or text messages to mobile phones or any text message capable device in the case of a campus emergency.


  • Information is stored securely and will only be used under emergency circumstances or during a system-wide test of UIC Alert
  • Mobile phone numbers are kept private and not shared with anyone
  • Mobile phone numbers or wireless email addresses can be added or removed at any time

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Update Profile for UIC Alert button located on this page.

How Do I Use It?

Learn how to sign up for UIC Alert.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University and there is no charge for this service. However, your mobile service provider and plan may charge you for receiving text messages, so consult your provider for details. While UIC Alert will normally only be used in the event of an emergency, it may be tested periodically to make sure it works correctly. You will also receive a text message when you sign up for the service.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time 1-2 business days
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s).
Service Notification Channel(s) IT Service Notices
Update Profile for UIC Alert


Service ID: 396
Mon 12/21/20 7:38 PM
Sun 6/26/22 1:33 AM
Service Owner
This person is accountable for the overall performance of this service. This is not a support contact.
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.