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For Capital Community College students, staff and faculty as part of our ongoing efforts to make Capital the safest college possible, we are pleased to inform you about myCommNet Alert Notification System. Once you sign up for this important free service you will automatically receive a text message on your cell phone, should an emergency situation occur. Your automatic text message will provide real-time specific information (and possibly instructions) about an emergency or a school closing.

This warning system will be used exclusively by the Department of Public Safety and will not be shared with any other individuals or organizations. The Capital Community College Emergency Text Alert System is a secure system in compliance with all FERPA regulations governing student information confidentiality.

Enrollment in myCommNet Alert is free, voluntary, quick & easy.

Instructions for enrolling into myCommNet Alert

It will be helpful to have two Web windows open on your browser for this process, one to your e-mail account and one to the myCommNet Alert enrollment page.

Log in to the myCommNet portal from http://my.commnet.edu. On the Home Tab's left column under the System Announcement Channel you will see the myCommNet Alert Channel. Click the "Create Account" link in the myCommNet Alert Channel. Then in the upper right-hand corner you will see the link to "Create Account", click this link to create your account profile.

Once you click on "Create Account" in Step 1, enter your e-mail address when prompted. The system will send you a temporary password by e-mail. Again, it will be helpful to have two Web windows open on your browser for this process, one to your e-mail account and one to the myCommNet Alert enrollment page.

Re-enter the myCommNet Alert enrollment web site, using the temporary password to log in, and then change your password if you wish.

Enter data into all of the other fields. Be sure to include the appropriate area code for your number and please follow the following format: 7601234567 (No parentheses or dashes). A number in the Cell Phone field will result in an emergency text message sent to that number.

From the Primary College field, select the college where you take classes or work. If you attend more than one college, please choose your primary college affiliation in the drop down list.

When you've finished entering all your information, click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a new page, at the bottom of which will be a "Confirm" button. If you're satisfied with the information you've entered, click on the "Confirm" button. Once you do so, you will have completed your registration and will be logged out of the registration system. Who do I contact if I'm having trouble registering? Read the FAQ or contact your local myCommNet Alert College Support Contact for assistance. Click here for the list of College Support Contacts.