In order to better communicate emergency information to the campus community, LSU has implemented the Emergency Text Messaging System.
The Emergency Text Messaging System is a service that allows anyone in the LSU community, including the LSU AgCenter and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, to receive alerts, news or other emergency information via text message on their mobile phones. Individuals will have to choose to be included in the system by providing their cell phone information through PAWS.
To opt in to the system, students, staff and faculty will need to:
Participation in the Emergency Text Messaging System is not mandatory, but encouraged. There is no fee to subscribe, but users will still have to pay regular text messaging rates through their cellular providers.
The Emergency Text Messaging System is part of the university’s crisis communication plan, which includes numerous methods of communicating information to the campus community. In the event of an emergency, messages will be sent out from the LSU Emergency Operations Center on campus. These messages will be from either 67283 or 226-787 depending upon your carrier.
For questions, contact the LSU HelpDesk at 225-578-3375.