Emergency Alert

Emergency Alert System

York College's Emergency Alert System is an instant mass notification system that enables students and members of the faculty and professional staff to receive emergency alerts on cell and home phones and through text messages and email. This service is coordinated and managed by the Department of Campus Safety. You can find all information and instructions for signing up or editing your information in the system at this page: https://www.ycp.edu/about-us/offices-and-departments/campus-safety/emergency-alert-system/

Opting In or Out of the Emergency Alert System

Accounts will remain active in the system while student are continuously enrolled in classes. Verify account status by following the "Edit my info" link found on https://www.ycp.edu/about-us/offices-and-departments/campus-safety/emergency-alert-system/. You can also opt your cell phone in or out York College student accounts will delete from the emergency alert system based on either graduation or inactivity in class registrations. May and August graduates will be deleted on February 1st of the following year. December graduates will be deleted on June 1st of the following year.

Opt OUT/IN with a cell phone

  • OUT: Text the phrase "stop ycp" to 23177.
  • IN: text the phrase "subscribe ycp" to 23177.

Deletion of Student accounts

York College student accounts will delete from the emergency alert system based on either graduation or inactivity in class registrations. May and August graduates will be deleted on February 1st of the following year. December graduates will be deleted on June 1st of the following year.

Emergency Weather Information

In the event of class delays or cancellations, an official announcement will be made via the Emergency Weather Hotline (717-815-6789), on the home page of the York College web site (www.ycp.edu), on the official York College twitter page, and broadcast on local radio and television stations.