Cumberland University

Emergency Announcements

There are no emergencies at this time.

Due to the threat of severe weather this afternoon all classes starting after 3:30 pm are canceled.
Use caution and be safe.

Updates will be posted to this web page and shared via CU Alerts.  
You may sign up to receive alerts via text message by clicking here.

Thank you.


Emergency Text Alert System

Cumberland University offers the "CUALERTS" Emergency Text Alert System. The University website is the primary source for information during and emergency but the "CUALERTS" Emergency Text Alert System is the most immediate means of communication. It is important that you register for this service.

You can register for the text alert system by the following from your phone:

Send to: 41411

With this service, Cumberland University administration can text your cell phone with timely information about emergencies, class cancellations, or other urgent campus communication. Depending on your personal cell phone plan, there may be a nominal fee from your carrier to receive text messages, but there is not charge to sign up. This service is available to anyone who signs up.

Questions? Contact Cumberland University Security at


Cumberland University does not guarantee the successful delivery of each message to each individual recipient. The service depends on the individual e-mail systems, cellular, and mobile phone carriers to deliver SMS & e-mail messages to each recipient. There may be a charge by your cell phone provider to receive SMS messages.