Who can get Lafayette Leopard Alerts?
The Lafayette Leopard Alerts Service is a notification system that enables Lafayette students, employees, parents, and neighbors to receive alerts on their cellphones in the event of an emergency on or close to campus, or a weather-related cancellation or delay.
How do I sign up for Lafayette Leopard Alerts?
All students, faculty, and staff must add their cellphone to Banner.
Neighbors, visitors, and parents can find registration details above.
How many Lafayette Leopard Alerts will I receive?
Use of the system is reserved for crisis situations that involve imminent danger or events that impact a significant portion of the campus population. When the system is used, an alert will be sent to those who have registered. These situations should be very infrequent. You will receive messages within seconds of their transmission. If your cellphone is turned off when a text message is sent, you will receive it after you turn your cellphone on, but only if you do so within seven days of the original transmission.
What will a Lafayette Leopard Alerts tell me?
A short text message will describe the situation and indicate suggested action. The message will be brief and will provide further instructions or information.
What do I need to get Lafayette Leopard Alerts and how much does it cost?
To receive text alerts, your mobile phone/device must be able to receive text messages, and your service plan must support receiving them. If you are unsure, please check with your service provider. Standard text and data rates may apply. Please check with your mobile service provider to determine what additional fees (if any) they may add to send/receive text alerts for your device.
If you do not have a cellphone you may sign up to receive Leopard Alerts through email. Please see instructions above to register for Leopard Alerts.
Will my cellphone number be kept confidential?
Yes. Cellphone numbers gathered in the process are not shared or sold to any other systems or services.
What if I do not have a cell phone?
You can sign up to receive email Leopard Alerts.
What if I am not able to register?
For registration assistance, reach out to the Lafayette Help Desk by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 610-330-5501.
Can I opt out of Lafayette Leopard Alerts?
You can opt out (discontinue) texts at any time. Reply OPTOUT to stop all alerts.