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DPU Alert

​​What is it? 

DPU Alert is DePaul’s direct emergency notification system. DPU Alert can notify the DePaul University community simultaneously in up to three different ways: via telephone, e-mail and text message. DePaul will send DPU Alerts in emergencies and will follow all appropriate privacy procedures in maintaining this information. 

Consider adding an entry for DPU Alert in your contacts. The number for voice messages originates from (312) 362-6226. Text messages will typically originate from 89361. Email messages will be sent from "DPU Alert" at Neither the phone number nor the email address will accept replies. 

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Cheryl Hover

How do I sign up? 

  1. ​Log into Campus Connect. 
    • Students: Select the Profile tile, then choose DPU/Academic Alert
    • Faculty/Staff:  ​Go to the homepage of "My BlueSky", then select DPU Alert
  2. To add an email address or phone number, click the + icon in the corresponding section and complete the pop-up window. Click Save when completed.​
    • Note:  Enter only the digits of your phone number, including area code. Select 'Is International' ONLY if your phone number is NOT a US number and enter appropriate country codes in the text field. 
  3. Enter up to two email addresses and phone numbers.
  4. Verify that everything is correct.
  5. Click "Save Information."
  6. Click "Information is Correct."