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Campus Alerts

Active Emergency Alerts

This page is the official web source for emergency alert information.

In case of emergencies, CALL UNIVERSITY POLICE at 978-665-3111 first, if you see or are involved in any dangerous or threatening situation.

04/10/2018 1:57PM:

This is a safety notice from Fitchburg State University. There is an active and ongoing police presence on Stoneybrook Road, approximately three miles north of campus. While the investigation is continuing, there is no known threat to the Fitchburg State campus.As state and local police continue their investigation, we advise you to avoid the area for the time being.As always, we encourage members of the campus to keep the following in mind:- Dial 911 for off-campus emergencies.- On campus, report suspicious people to the Fitchburg State University Police Department at 978-665-3111.- Report all criminal incidents and losses to University Police officers immediately.Safety is everyone’s business. Personal safety tips can be found on the University Police website at

03/21/2018 3:15PM:

This is a Fitchburg State University alert. This is a test of the Fitchburg State University Emergency Notification system. This is only a test. In the event of an actual emergency, this public information system would provide information and guidance on how to respond. Emergency notifications may be received by email, voice and text message. Please visit to update your emergency contact information. Thank you for participating in this test.

What to do in an Emergency

Guidelines on how to respond in case of an emergency on or near the campus can be found here.

Fitchburg State Emergency Response Plans

School Cancellations

When severe weather or a campus-wide emergency occurs, it may be necessary to cancel classes and close offices.

In the event of a campus closure, the University will uses the (Rave) Fitchburg Alert System to notify students, faculty and staff via text, email and phone.  

Register to Receive Emergency Alerts and Class Cancelations

Fitchburg State Alert is setup to send notifications to your Fitchburg State University email by default. Mobile phones, land lines, and additional email addresses must be entered by the user. Login with your Fitchburg State Username and Password (Falcon Key) to begin.

University Visitors and Neighbors

Visitors and Neighbors to Fitchburg State should check this page for updates in the event of an emergency.