Mason Alert Emergency Notification System

Mason Alert is George Mason University’s emergency notification system that is used to send emergency notifications and timely warnings to the university community via text, email, telephone call, and digital signage.

How do I manage my Mason Alert?

All university students and employees are automatically enrolled in Mason Alert and are strongly advised to register cell phone number(s) and additional email addresses to ensure emergency messages are received in a timely manner.

To login to your Mason Alert, click on the button above (on the left) to be redirected to the Mason students and employees portal. Use only the first portion of your email address before the @ symbol as your username; your password is your normal PatriotPass password. This portal will allow you to change your notification preferences and registered devices.

For anyone that does not have an or account, please use the guest account portal above (on the right). This portal will allow you to register for Mason Alert as a member of the Mason community. You will receive the same alerts sent to Mason students and employees.

*Parents, Guardians, Family, and Friends: Please ask your student(s) to register your cell phone number(s) and email address(es) on their or accounts to allow the university to maintain your account for the duration of your student’s time at Mason.

**Guest Account: This temporary account allows you to register your cell phone or email address to receive emergency notifications and timely warnings issued by George Mason University. Please note that your account will be deleted on an annual basis for system maintenance.

***Visitor Text Message Option: Visitors to Mason may also choose to receive text message alerts while participating in an event, camp, or program. Text masonalert to 226787 to receive text messages about emergencies on campus and changes to campus operations.  You will receive emergency text message notifications until you text STOP to 226787. Students, faculty, and staff should not use this feature; instead, please register your devices using your university issued Mason Alert account.

Information: If you have any questions or concerns about the Mason Alert Emergency Notification System, please send an email to Please visit for information about emergency management at George Mason University and emergency preparedness resources.