Emergency Notification Software
Learn more about BC's campus preparedness & emergency information at www.bc.edu/emergency.
With Alertus Desktop Notification software, urgent information from BC public safety personnel will appear on your computer as a pop-up window overlaying all other open windows.
Mac Note: If you get a message stating that the software is from an unidentified developer, right-click (control-click) on the installer file and select Open to continue with the install. Learn more about this message.
Important: Alertus is automatically installed on BC-owned computers. It is also available to download for faculty, staff, and students on personally-owned computers. If you download the software, you will be responsible for keeping it up-to-date. Software updates will be posted on this page when available (see version numbers above to make sure you have the latest version).
Learn which version you have installed:
- Mac: In the Menu bar, right-click on the Alertus icon, then click About.
- Windows: In the System tray, right-click the Alertus icon, then click About.