My CruiserAlert Information
WCC students, faculty, and staff can subscribe to CruiserAlert, the College’s urgent text and email notification system.
This Web-based service sends high-priority text messages directly to mobile devices, and is likely the most convenient, immediate and reliable way to receive WCC notifications during urgent situations.
Opt in to the service online now through CampusCruiser. Each individual can select his or her preferred mobile phone information for alerts on his or her CampusCruiser.
How to Sign up for CruiserAlert
- Go to CampusCruiser .
- Log in with your user ID and password.
- If it is the first time you have logged into CampusCruiser since the availability of CruiserAlert, a pop-up screen will appear. Select “Set up my Mobile Profile now.” If it is not the first time, or you have not selected “Remind me later,” go to the “MyCruiser” tab and select “My CruiserAlert” in the menu bar.
- Agree to the terms and conditions to continue or disagree to exit.
- Select “Add Phone Number” to enter your mobile phone number, and select a mobile carrier in the designated drop-down menu.
- After entering your mobile phone number and carrier, you will receive a text message on your phone with an activation code.
- Enter the activation code in the given area on CampusCruiser to complete the subscription process.
- Alerts will come from the number “49502.” Save this number in your phone under a name, such as CruiserAlert or WCC Alert, that will be recognizable to you in the event of an emergency.
To receive CruiserAlert emails
- CruiserAlert messages will automatically go to your @student.waynecc.edu email.
More about CruiserAlert
- The alert service is currently available and will be used in emergency situations, including campus closings.
- Alerts will appear as other text messages normally do on your device. The message will be sent by WCC officials and inform you of the situation status.
- Any time you log in to CampusCruiser, you can edit your alert profile through the “MyCruiser” tab and make changes to your preferences under “My CruiserAlert.”
- While not mandatory, a text message will very likely be the most convenient, immediate and reliable way to receive an alert during an emergency situation. Notifications will still be available through the main WCC phone line, WCC Web site and CampusCruiser.
- The cost of the text messages will be handled as others are, according to your carrier and plan. Aside from that, there is no additional fee.
- Within the “MyCruiser” tab in CampusCruiser, you can go to “My CruiserAlert” in the menu bar to see step-by-step directions through the “CruiserAssist” button, located at the top left under the menu bar, which opens a Flash video.