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RAVE Emergency Alert System

Clarkson uses e-mail and mobile phone text messages to notify the campus community of emergency situations.  Your Clarkson e-mail is automatically loaded. 

We recommend that you also sign-up to receive text messages:

Go to myCU and fill out the information
Select Clarkson Emergency Alert from the left-hand navigation
Make sure you select "Yes" to "Opt In" and your current cell phone number is listed
Click Save

Please take the time to familiarize yourself with our Building Evacuation Procedures by visiting 

Clarkson University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its students, employees and staff.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Campus Safety & Security:

  • Potsdam Campus:
    • 315-268-6666
  • Capital Regional Campus (CRC): 
    • (518) 631-9839 M-F: 8 AM-4 PM
    • (518) 466-0519 Evenings 4 PM-10 PM & Weekends 11 AM-10 PM When classes are in session