OTTERalert is CSUMB's emergency notification system. It delivers time-sensitive emergency notifications via email, text-messaging and outdoor warning sirens to all members of the CSUMB community.

How do I get an OTTERalert?

Students, staff, and faculty

As a member of the CSUMB community you will automatically receive an email to your @csumb.edu address whenever there is an emergency on campus or when we are testing the system. To receive OTTERalerts to your cellphone you will need to provide your cellphone number via the CSUMB Dashboard. If you want to update your phone number click the profile icon in the dashboard.

Parents, supporters, visitors and community members

Parents, supporters, visitors and community members can sign up for OTTERalerts to receive emergency text alerts and emails from the campus. If your email or phone number changes you can update your OTTERalert information.

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