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BroncoAlert is a phone and text-based system allowing the university to proactively notify students, faculty and staff when an emergency is taking place on or near campus. BroncoAlert will only be used in critical situations, including weather emergencies, with potential to affect health or safety.

Boise State only uses the BroncoAlert system in the event of an immediate threat to safety, serious emergency, and/or weather-related delay or closure. All personal information submitted remains private.

To opt-in to BroncoAlert, please follow the instructions below.

Student Opt-In

To opt-in to the BroncoAlert system:

  1. Log in to myBoiseState.
  2. Go to the Student page, then click on Student Center in the “Services” menu.
  3. Click the Self Service menu item, then click on BroncoALERT.
    Bronco Alert
  4. Add your phone number (in the following format: ###/###-####), and ensure your email address is correct.
  5. Click Save.

Faculty and Staff Opt-In

To opt-in to the BroncoAlert system:

  1. Log in to myBoiseState.
  2. Go to the Employee page, then click on PeopleSoft in the “Services” menu.
  3. Click the BroncoALERT section.
    Bronco Alert
  4. Verify the existing information is correct, or modify the information as appropriate. Note that phone numbers must entered in ###/###-#### format.
  5. Click Save.


For assistance with the BroncoAlert opt-in process, please contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357, or email


  • Boise State also maintains emergency loudspeakers at various locations on campus.
  • Follow Boise State University on Twitter @boisestatelive for up-to-date campus news and information.