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Emergency Notification System ("BURG Alerts")

Frostburg State University has implemented an emergency notification system to notify the FSU community of emergency closures or evacuations of the campus. 1

Participation in the service is optional and free to FSU students, faculty and staff

Here is how to register:

  • Registration takes place via the Internet
  • To enroll, go to
  • Sign in with your FSU log-in information and complete the form to create your account
    • Make sure the BURG Alerts box is checked (default)
  • A validation code will be sent back to the cell phone that you registered – your registration will not be validated until you have confirmed the receipt of this code on the BURG Alerts sign up page.
    • You can enter up to two cell phone numbers to receive alerts
  • A validation e-mail will be sent back to the e-mail address that you registered – click on the "validate" button in the e-mail to complete the registration.
    • You can enter up to six e-mail addresses to receive alerts

***Signing up for BURG Alerts is optional, but highly recommended. BURG Alerts will only be used for emergency notifications and messages about weather-related closings and delays.

If you have any questions, please call the FSU IT Help Desk at 301-687-7777.

1 Frostburg State University does not warrant 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.