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Emergency Notification System - Opt In

If you are not a current CSUSM Faculty, Staff, Student or Administrator and wish to register with the CSUSM Emergency Notification System, you may do so by following the steps below:

STEP 1: Create Account

  • Go to: CSUSM Login Page
  • Click on the "Register” Tab
  • Enter your first name, last name, & email address and press "Register"
  • System will send you an email with a computer generated temporary password (Password should be changed after initial log in)
  • Check your email for your temporary password (Suggest you copy and paste the password)

STEP 2: Log into your account:

  • Login to your account here: CSUSM Login Page
  • Username - is your FULL email address:(e.g.
  • Password - is the temporary password you received via email (Suggest you copy and paste the password)

STEP 3: “General” Tab – Complete with the following:

  • E-mail – should display your registered email address
  • Password - Please change and save your password, you will need your password to make any changes to your account in the future.
  • Confirm Password – retype your password to confirm
  • First Name – should automatically populate
  • Last Name - should automatically populate
  • School Affiliation – Drop down menu (please choose from)
    • Student, Faculty, Staff
    • CCF - if you have a child in the Center for Children and Families
    • Campus Services - if you work on campus but are not a state employee, i.e., Custodial, Landscape, Sodexo. 
    • Other - If you fall into a category not listed
  • Registered Through - (if you know an end date enter it, if not type in “indefinite”. 

STEP 4: “Devices” Tab - To set up your notification options, use the following:

  • Personal Email – If different from you registration email enter it here
  • Mobile Phone – enter your cell/mobile phone number here
  • Text Message/SMS – enter your mobile/cell phone number
  • Work Phone – enter work phone (not required if you are comfortable with your mobile/cell phone being your primary contact number)
  • Home Phone – enter home phone number (not required if you are comfortable with your mobile/cell phone being your primary contact number)
  • Alternate Phone – any additional phone numbers you’d like registered in the system
  • Save – click “Save Page” button on the lower right-hand corner of the page to complete your registration.

Please Note: You will only receive notifications during a campus emergency or during system testing (twice a year in April & October). Your information will be kept strictly confidential. Depending on your cellular service plan, you may be charged for incoming calls and/or text messages.