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Public Safety and Transportation


Emergency Notification – Adelphi Alert

The University Mass Notification System enables the University to immediately broadcast urgent messages and deliver instructions to the campus community when necessary.

Rave Alert

Please follow the instructions below to get to your RAVE Profile Dashboard, where you can input, update, change and/or test your information.

  • Go to the University Mass Notification System accessible with your eCampus login.
  • The first time you access the Rave Alert service you must accept the service provider’s terms and conditions.
  • Your mobile device and email can also be tested by hitting the yellow “Test” button at any time.

Each primary mobile device must also be confirmed. You can do this by selecting the “Edit Phone” button to the right of the device.

  • You then must confirm your mobile carrier and hit continue. The system will then send a four digit confirmation code to your device that must be entered on the next screen. Then hit continue and your  device is confirmed.

Please note that although the system settings may include your email address, at this time the University is using text and voice message to broadcast urgent messages.

» View the Emergency Notification Policy

Note: The Department of Public Safety and Transportation tests the University Mass Notification System at least once every calendar year, and such tests may be announced or unannounced. 

Alert Beacons 

The Department of Public Safety and Transportation along with our partners in Information Technology have incorporated a new feature to the existing “Adelphi Alert” platform. The integration of “Alert beacons” to the existing Adelphi Alert (RAVE) platform has increased the university’s capability to reach a wider audience while simultaneously reducing the time it takes to send timely and actionable information in the event of an incident affecting the campus community.

The alert beacons are strategically located in the common areas of public use spaces throughout campus and are easily identifiable in that when activated by Public Safety Officers manning the Public Safety Command Center, the beacons emit an alert tone and signal through the use of a strobe light, red flashers, and an alert siren. A predetermined message is simultaneously displayed on the screen which provides information as to the nature of the emergency and what actions to take.

In addition to the alert beacon activation, an SMS message will be immediately and concurrently sent to your wireless devices (if registered with the University’s Mass Notification System) further increasing the university’s reach when it comes to emergency notification. Follow-up information and incident updates will be disseminated through the use of the “Adelphi Alert” (RAVE) system as necessary.

Beacons are currently located in the following spaces:

  • Alice Brown Early Learning Center
  • Alumni House
  • Center for Recreation and Sports
  • Hy Weinberg Center
  • Manhattan Center
  • Nexus Building
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Swirbul Library

New Enhancements to Adelphi Alert

In conjunction with National Campus Safety Awareness month The Department of Public Safety and Transportation, along our partners in IT, are pleased to announce significant enhancements to the Adelphi Alert: Emergency Mass Notification System. The addition of the ability to message in multiple languages and “Opt-in” messaging will provide the department with the capability to reach a wider audience and in doing so demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide accurate, timely, and actionable emergency incident notification to the Adelphi community.

Multilingual Messages

 The Adelphi community now has the option to configure their messaging preferences to include the following languages.

  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Chinese (simplified)

To have your messaging translated to any of the above languages follow these (4) easy steps:

  • Go to my account
  • Click on the “edit” button next to your name
  • Click on “Alert Text/Email Language Preference”
  • Click “Save”

Opt-in Messaging

The Department of Public Safety and Transportation now possesses the ability to enable visitors on campus to “opt-in” to receive messaging from the Adelphi Alert: University Emergency Mass Notification System. Visitors can opt in for a fixed period of time during their stay on campus by texting “YES” to a predetermined number. Construction crews, conference and seminar attendees, parents of children attending camps, can all benefit from this enhanced capability.

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For further information, please contact:

Public Safety and Transportation
Levermore Hall, Suite 113
p – 516.877.3500 or dial "5" from any on-campus phone

Regular Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

After hours calls will be received by the 24-hour Public Safety Command Center in Levermore Hall, Suite 113.

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