Pioneer Alert

Texas Woman’s University Department of Public Safety uses a variety of methods to alert students, faculty, and staff in case of a significant emergency on a campus. In case of an emergency the Pioneer Alert system can deliver emergency messages from the police to an affected campus by the following methods:

  • Campus computer
  • Text message
  • Personal email
  • Personal telephone

To receive notification by text message, personal telephone, or personal email you must register your information into a secure database by going here. The information entered is secure and will never be used for any reason other than emergency alert notification.

Information for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Parents

  • Pioneer Alert notifies students, faculty, and staff on individual campuses with immediate emergency information by the following three methods:
    • Campus computer
    • Text message
    • Personal email
    • Personal telephone 
  • To receive emergency notifications students, faculty and staff must register their information in the system here.

Remove my number please

If you’re a student, faculty, or staff member please update your contact information. There is an option to opt-out from receiving alerts.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When will the alert system be used?
    Pioneer Alert is used only during critical situations including:
    • Severe weather alerts such as tornado or hurricane warnings affecting a campus
    • Campus closings due to inclement weather
    • Health and public safety emergencies
    • Information when incident is resolved
  2. What will happen when a campus closes?
    When a decision is made to close a campus, TWU will notify you by:
    • Pioneer Alert
    • Informing news media (for inclement weather)
    • Posting a message to the university web site
  3. How often is the alert system tested?
    Pioneer Alert is tested once each month.
  4. How do I update my information in the Pioneer Alert system?
    You should keep your information updated as soon as it changes here.
  5. How do I remove my information from the Pioneer Alert?
    • The student (or previous student) will need to log into Pioneer Alert and update the contact information or opt-out. If the student has forgotten their password or needs assistance logging into portal they can contact the service desk.
    • If you’re a previous employee your information should have been removed automatically upon departure from the university but please contact HR if there’s an issue.

Page last updated 8:43 AM, May 10, 2018