Cerritos College Emergency Mobile Text Alerts

Text Alerts - Opt in. Text "Cerritos" to 226787Cerritos College uses RAVE Alert for emergency communications and other important information via text message and e-mail.  Emergency notifications such as crimes on campus, evacuations, power outages, and other time-sensitive information is sent out via this alert system to all students, faculty, staff and any others who chose to OPT-IN to the notifications. There is no charge for subscribers, except as may be imposed by the mobile service providers used by subscribers for everyday text messaging services. 

This emergency text alert messaging system is a provision of the Cerritos College Emergency Operations Plan.  The Chief of Police is the college manager for the RAVE Alert system.  Use of the system for text and e-mail alerting is at the sole discretion of the College President-Superintendent or designee, per this procedure. 

All students and employees are automatically opted into the system upon registering as a student or being hired as an employee by the district. 

  • Students will be opted into the system with the information they provided to the district at the time of registration.
  • Employees will be opted into the system with the information they provided on their employment application.


Text Alerts sign-up

Sign-Up / Opting In and Opting Out

Individuals associated with the college as employees and students are automatically opted into the emergency text alert messaging system. Parents, neighbors and other concerned individuals may opt-in also. This can be accomplished via texting the keyword “Cerritos” to 226787. Opting out may be accomplished via texting “STOP” to 226787.