Emergency Notification System

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MCC Campus Alert is McHenry County College's emergency mass notification system, used to quickly communicate with all currently enrolled students and MCC employees. At no cost to you*, MCC will notify you of critical events around the College and campus-wide, including:

  • Campus evacuation
  • Emergency drills and notifications
  • Safety alerts
  • Weather-related closings

This service is available to currently enrolled MCC students and all MCC employees. To register for MCC Campus Alert, now hosted by Rave Mobile Safety, visit www.getrave.com/login/mchenry. Select "Register" to begin your registration process.

  • How to Register

    MCC Students

    • Visit www.getrave.com/login/mchenry, and select the "Register" button.
    • Register using any valid email address that is currently active.
    • You will then be prompted to complete the registration process. Once logged in, you can manage your account and update contact information (for example, you can opt-out of receiving text and/or voice alerts).
    • If you sign up to receive text alerts, you can stop these at any time by sending a text message containing the words STOP or QUIT to 67283 (MRAVE) or 226787 (CAMPUS).
    • Remember to remove yourself from the system when you are no longer a student at MCC, as all accounts are managed by you, the user.

    MCC Employees

    • Visit www.getrave.com/login/mchenry, and select the "Register" button.
    • Register using your current MCC email address if you have one; otherwise you can use any valid email address that is currently active.
    • You will then be prompted to complete the registration process. Once logged in, you can manage your account and update contact information (for example, you can opt-out of receiving text and/or voice alerts).
    • Remember to remove yourself from the system when you are no longer an MCC employee, as all accounts are managed by you, the user.
  • Unsubscribe
    • To unsubscribe, visit www.getrave.com/login/mchenry.
    • Log on using the email address that you created the account with.
    • Select My Account > Edit.
    • Select the Delete Account button from the right side of the page. Submit.
  • Get additional help with MCC Campus Alert

    Reach support by email at techsupport@ravewireless.com or telephone at (866) 696-4447.

  • Weather-Related Emergency Closing Process at McHenry County College

    MCC does not routinely cancel classes or close when inclement weather conditions occur. However, if it is determined that weather conditions are severe and prohibit students from traveling to MCC safely, the College may close, delay class start times, or close early.

    • Daytime Classes - Decisions to cancel or delay classes will be made by 5 a.m.
    • Evening Classes - Decisions will be made by 3 p.m.

    If MCC closes due to extreme weather, check for updates on the College website, www.mchenry.edu, as well as:

    To receive instant notification of weather-related closings or emergencies, please sign up for MCC Campus Alert. This system is a free service for currently-enrolled MCC students and employees.

For more emergency information, visit www.mchenry.edu/emergency.

* Standard rates from carrier may apply to incoming cell phone calls and text messages.