Alerts.ou.edu Subscription Sign Up

Last modified: November 25, 2019
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The OU IT Outage and Alerts page at http://alerts.ou.edu features e-mail, SMS, Slack and Microsoft Teams subscription alerts. Users are able to customize their alerts based on services they care about. Note: users must be team admins to subscribe via Slack or Teams.

Subscribe

  1. Navigate to http://alerts.ou.edu.
  2. At the top of the page, click Subscribe.
  3. Select whether you wish to receive the notifications via Email and SMS.
    • For E-mail, enter your e-mail address. Then select which services you wish to be notified about. Either All services, or selected services. With selected services you may select one of multiple services of your choosing. After you hit Subscribe, you will be e-mailed a confirmation code. Please do not navigate away from this page during this time. When you receive the code, enter it into the confirmation box and then hit Confirm.
    • For SMS, enter in your full phone number, including Country Code, Area Code and your phone number. For U.S. number, the country code is 1. Then select which services you wish to be notified about. Either All services, or selected services. With selected services you may select one of multiple services of your choosing. After you hit Subscribe, you will be texted a confirmation code. Please do not navigate away from this page during this time. When you receive the code, enter it into the confirmation box and then hit Confirm.
  4. You are now subscribed to the OU IT Outage and Alerts system.
  5. If you wish to unsubscribe, follow the instructions below.

Unsubscribe

  1. Navigate to http://alerts.ou.edu.
  2. At the top of the page, click Subscribe.
  3. Click the option which states “Do you want to cancel your subscription?”.
  4. Next, please follow the instructions provided to cancel your subscription.

Alternately you may also click the Unsubscribe link in your alert e-mails. After you click on the “Unsubscribe from these alerts” option, enter the appropriate information to unsubscribe.

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