It’s now easier than ever to register for Carleton’s Emergency Notification System.

The ENS allows the Campus Safety Services to contact a mass number of people in the event of a campus-wide emergency that requires action by members of the Carleton community. It uses three forms of communication to deliver instructional messages should an emergency occur:

  • a computer screen notification
  • emails sent to Carleton addresses (e.g.,, and;
  • cellphone texts (you must register for this free service via Carleton Central).

Please note: ENS alerts are automatically sent to desk-top computers on campus and Carleton email accounts.

To receive ENS notifications by text message, sign up today! It’s easy.

Log onto Carleton Central at to register your cellphone number. Locate the “Emergency Notification System” link which is found off the main menu under “Campus Alerts.” Once you have subscribed, you will receive a welcome text message from 30000035 that confirms your subscription. This completes the subscription process and no further action will be required on your part.

All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to register to receive ENS text messages.

Service Disruption Notification System:

If you would like to subscribe to receive Service Disruption alerts, please log into Carleton Central at: Once you are in the main menu, locate “Campus Alerts” and select the Service Disruption Notification link. You must have previously registered your cellphone number on the ENS to receive Service Disruption alerts.

Subscribers to this service will receive a text message from Facilities Management and Planning in the event of an unplanned service disruption on campus such as: road, pathway or building closures, and if elevator service is unavailable in a building.

External Departments or Organizations:

**** External departments or organizations which require multiple cellphone registrations must print and fill out an ENS External Registration Form. Completed forms are to be dropped off at 203 Robertson Hall. Please be aware that you may be required to provide identification at this time. The form can be accessed here: ENS Phone – External Registry Form.

For information about Carleton University’s Emergency Notification System, click here or call 613-520-2600, ext.1594.