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Alertus Technologies offers a mobile phone app that allows DPS to quickly send emergency notification alerts to faculty, staff, students, or personnel via Android or IOS tablets or smart phones. 

These alerts can be received on and from off-campus.

The mobile version can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. 

Available for Android and Apple (iOS):

Once downloaded, open the Alertus Mobile app to configure it to receive updates

  • Enter fairfield (not case-sensitive) for the Organization, then tap Submit.


  • Enter your Fairfield Exchange email address, then tap Submit to setup your account.


  • An email will be sent to your @fairfield.edu email, please go to your Email and click the link to verify your account as seen below. Clicking the link will open a web page and display "Successfully verified your email!"


  • Once your account has been verified, return to the Alertus Mobile app, tap Email Confirmed in the app.


  • When prompted, turn on notifications for Alertus. If not automatically prompted, follow the onscreen instructions. 


  • You have completed the setup, all messages will appear here. 


For further assistance, please visit the ITS4U Help Desk located in NYS 215 or call 203-254-4069 during business hours.

Hours can be found here: ITS4U Help Desk Hours of Operation