AlertNow enables school administrators to deliver recorded messages, e-mails or SMS text alerts to inform or update school constituents when an emergency arises. The integration populates student contact information into AlertNow. For more information, refer to the AlertNow website.
Data syncs daily, between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. EST.
Connect 5 is Blackboard's upgrade to AlertNow.
Information from user profiles syncs into AlertNow.
AlertNow can translate messages into 11 languages.
You must enter Emergency Contact information in the students' profiles before enabling the AlertNow integration.
Login credentials and participating roles for the integration must be set. Use the same login information you use to log in to the AlertNow website.
Go to Core
Choose Settings and Integration
Select AlertNow Settings
Note: If you are not sure what your credentials are, please contact your AlertNow Account Representative.
Warning: After AlertNow is enabled, the integration process will replace your AlertNow contacts with the data from user profiles. If Emergency Contacts are not yet populated in user profiles, do not enable this integration.
Please contact Support with the following information:
The names of users who are not syncing into AlertNow.
Which published fields are not syncing.
Note: Fields which are not published will not sync into AlertNow.
Confirmation that your AlertNow credentials have not changed.
Please contact your Account Executive for details about installing this integration.