Loyola uses the communication platform Everbridge to quickly send short emergency notifications. Watch a video about the Everbridge system.
All undergraduate students are automatically registered in Everbridge and it is strongly recommended for all other members of the campus community.
To register or customize your contact preferences, please visit the Everbridge portal.
Greyhound Alerts text messages are sent to all text-message-capable phones registered in Everbridge. In some cases, you might be prompted to confirm receipt of a message by replying YES. There is also a polling option to respond by number (ex. 1 Safe, 2 Not Safe).
Greyhound Alerts voice messages can be sent to all registered phones. This is an optional method and can be added within the Everbridge portal.
Greyhound Alerts email messages are sent to all active students, faculty, staff, and administrators with a Loyola University Maryland email address. This delivery method is automatic and cannot be removed. There is an optional method of sending email messages to personal accounts and accounts of family members; these accounts can be added within the Everbridge portal.
Mobile App Messages
Greyhound Alerts can be sent to the Contact Bridge mobile app. This app, once downloaded to a mobile device, allows registered users to receive Greyhound Alerts through the app in addition to text, email and voice message. Greyhound Alerts can be shared easily from this app by clicking the Share link at the top right. Download Contact Bridge by searching 'contact bridge' in the App Store or Google Play.