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Concord University’s Home Page

The website homepage ( is updated immediately as information is available.

CU Email

An email will be sent out to all Concord email accounts.

CU Emergency Alert System

In an effort to increase safety and security on our campus, Concord University encourages everyone to register for instant text message, email, and/or phone alerts. Alerts will only be used for security, safety, and weather-related notices. All students, faculty, and staff are eligible to receive text message alerts on their cell phones or email alerts. Enroll at  Be certain to re-enroll if you change phone numbers or carriers. Please contact the Technology Services Help Desk for further assistance at

Emergency Sirens

If the sirens are activated, immediately “shelter in place” and check your text messages and email for details.


Follow Public Safety on Twitter at @cualert.

Residence Life

Residence halls have procedures for alerting people in individual halls via resident assistants, phones, and signage.

Local Media

The University works with the news media, radio, TV, newspaper, and Internet to help spread the word.

Heads-Up Mercer County

“Heads-Up Mercer County” is a uniform emergency and disaster notification system available as a smart phone application for Mercer County, WV. More information and the download link may be found HERE.