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Essex County continuously strives to ensure the wellbeing of its constituents. The Text-Message Alert System is a quick and easy way for employees to immediately receive emergency notifications and vital warnings such as health and safety emergencies and College closings due to inclement weather or catastrophic events.

The College strongly encourages you to subscribe to this service to receive timely information as soon as it becomes available. If you have not already subscribed or if you need to update your telephone number, please follow the instructions below:

To Subscribe to the Text-Message Alert System:

1. Log onto MyECC portal at

2. Once logged in, locate the 'Sign Up for ECC Text-Message Emergency Alerts' portlet on your portal home screen.

3. Enter your cell phone number; choose your cell provider from the drop-down menu; then select 'Subscribe'

4. Press the 'submit' button Essex County College works vigilantly to protect our community, but this effort requires your participation.

DON'T DELAY - Subscribe to receive text message alerts today!

For Activation Problems contact:  ph.(973) 877-3582

Thank you.