Emergency Communications

SUNY Old Westbury offers to its campus SUNY Old Westbury-Alert, a messaging system that sends text messages, e-mail announcements, and automated voice-mail messages to those who wish to receive them in the event an emergency occurs at Old Westbury.  All students are urged to sign up for this system. Follow the directions below to register: 

  1. Visit the College portal: connect.oldwestbury.edu
  2. Login.
  3. Under "Quick Links," click on "Emergency Alert Contact Information (Click NY-Alert on page)"; then click "Emergency Alert Contact Information (NY-ALERT)" and fill out form.
  4. Provide the requested information in full and click “Continue” at each prompt. The fields on this page must be completed fully for your registration in the SUNY NY-Alert system to be activated. Please be sure to give a phone number for BOTH voice messages and text messages
  5. Verify that the information is correct and click "REGISTER ME WITH NY-ALERT" or "SUBMIT" button

All students who enroll in SUNY Old Westbury-Alert are automatically enrolled in RaveAlert.  RaveAlert will be used to announce class cancellations and other important campus information and deadlines via email, automated phone calls, and text messages.  RaveAlert is also available for all campus offices and organizations for the creation of groups to which members of the community can subscribe.  All campus users can login in to RaveAlert using their network password.  To login to RaveAlert, visit www.getrave.com/login/oldwestbury.