Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Broadcast Messaging

Description

The Wayne State University Broadcast Messaging Service delivers campus safety alerts and other significant university messages to WSU students, faculty, and staff via common communications devices or tools such as email, text message, and instant message.

Campus safety alerts are automatically sent to all students, faculty, and staff via email by the Wayne State University Police Department.

Available To

Students, Faculty, Staff

Key Features

  • Choose the types of messages you want to receive
  • Choose to receive communications via text message, instant message, email, or all three
  • Set times to pause delivery of WSU text messages to your cell phone
  • View message history
  • Students can sign up to get messages regarding:
    • Course time or location changes
    • Final grade postings
    • Hold releases
    • Financial aid notifications
    • Announcements from faculty about their Blackboard courses
  • Volunteer to be a tester

Cost

There is no fee to register your cell phone with WSU's Broadcast Messaging Service. Text message charges or per-message fees from your cell provider may apply.

Notes

Message and data rates may apply.
The WSU Broadcast Messaging Service provides service updates and mobile alerts. You may be charged a fee to send and receive messages based on the terms of your mobile service provider. Check your mobile service provider if you have questions about your mobile service plan.

Message frequency varies by user.
To stop receiving alerts Text "STOP" to 37717
To receive help Text "HELP" to 37717

Terms and Conditions for WSU Broadcast Messaging Service can be found at http://computing.wayne.edu/broadcast/t-and-c.php.

Getting Started

  • Broadcast Messaging Service, or
  • Log into Pipeline and click the Broadcast Messaging link on the My Pipeline tab, under My Pipeline Links

Getting Help

  • C&IT Help Desk, or
  • Log into the Broadcast Messaging Service and click Help in the upper-right corner