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NOVA Alert

Sign Up for NOVA Alert on the Website at: http://alert.nvcc.edu

Choosing a Campus
Some people who signed up to receive emergency messages through NovaAlert did not select a campus when they registered. As a result, when the College sends out campus-specific alerts, those people may not be notified!  

For Those Who Signed Up on the NOVA Alert Website
You can check your registration and make sure your campus selection is correct by logging into NOVA Alert at http://alert.nvcc.edu. You can get alerts for more than one campus. Use the HOME, DEVICES, and MY ALERTS tabs on the NOVA Alert website to review and edit your information. If you have trouble logging in, use the links to SEND USERNAME (email address) and/or SEND PASSWORD on the left of the NOVA Alert login screen to get help.

For Those Who Signed Up By Texting the Keyword NOVA to 411911
Since you did not set up an email login when you registered with your cell phone, you could not choose a campus. As a result, you will receive closing information for all the campuses -- even if it is of no interest to you. I strongly encourage you to go to the NOVA Alert website to update your information. Your procedure will be a little different than the one described above. On the NOVA Alert website at http://alert.nvcc.edu, click on SEND PASSWORD on the left side of the login screen. When asked for the email address you registered with NOVA Alert enter: <your 10-digit cell phone number> @ <one of the following based on your cell company>  

Example: If your cell phone number is 703.123.4567 and your company is Verizon, your NOVA Alert email would be 7031234567@vtext.com.

Alltel   @message.alltel.com
AT&T   @txt.att.net
Nextel   @page.nextel.com
Sprint @messaging.sprintpcs.com
T-Mobile  @tmomail.net
Verizon  @vtext.com
Virgin Mobile @Vmobl.com

If this does not work for you, click the SEND USERNAME link on the left of the NOVA Alert login screen and it will be sent to your cell phone. You can then use that login to request your password.   

After you have your password you can use the email address and password to login to NOVA Alert. Once you are logged in, be sure to change your email address to an actual email account, change your password, put in your last name, choose your campus preference, and check the other information to be sure it is correct. You can always review and update your profile under the HOME, DEVICES and MY ALERTS tabs on NOVA Alert website.